chorionic gonadotrophin


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chorionic gonadotrophin

n
(Biochemistry) a hormone secreted by the chorionic villi of the placenta in mammals, esp human chorionic gonadotrophin. It promotes the secretion of progesterone by the corpus luteum and its presence in the urine is an indication of pregnancy
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Pathological examination of permanent sections evidenced mononuclear cytotrophoblastic cells and syncytiotrophoblastic giant cells that were positive for immunostaining of beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin ([sz]-HCG) [Figure 1]e,[Figure 1]f,[Figure 1]g,[Figure 1]h,[Figure 1]i.
The free monomeric beta subunit of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG beta) and the recently identified homodimeric beta-beta subunit (hCG beta beta) both have autocrine growth effects.
Some serum markers in second trimester of pregnancy are useful in determining risk of developmental and chromosomal anomalies; these include Alpha fetoprotein (AFP), Human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG), Unconjugated estriol (uE3) and Inhibin A (Inh-A).
The quantitative [sz]-human chorionic gonadotrophin ([sz]-hCG) was 93,854 UI/L.
By the administration of a human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) trigger prior to oocyte collection, "hCG priming," the resumption of meiosis begins and subsequently oocytes are collected that may be at varying stages of the maturation process; GV, MI, or MII oocytes.
Additional discovery of maternal serum biochemical markers associated with Down syndrome and other fetal chromosome abnormalities continued with elevation human chorionic gonadotrophin (phCG) values associated with Down syndrome (28), low maternal blood unconjugated oestriol (29) and the development of the 'triple screening test' for Down syndrome integrating maternal serum AFP, phCG and unconjugated oestriol (30).
The outcome was categorized into non-pregnant with beta human chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) 5-25 m IU/ml, and clinical pregnancy with beta hCG>25 m IU/ml.

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