bovine somatotropin

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Related to Bovine somatropin: bovine growth hormone, RBST, bovine somatotropin (BST)

bo′vine somatotro′pin


n.
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* Hormones: Recombinant bovine growth hormones (rBGH), also known as recombinant bovine somatropin (rbST), are artificial hormones that can increase milk production by 10% to 15% but at some risk to the health of the animals.
recently suffered a setback when the WTO found valid safety concerns regarding milk produced by cows injected with the growth hormone bovine somatropin (BST), which has been associated with breast and prostate cancer.

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