chorionic gonadotropin


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chorion′ic gonadotro′pin


n.
gonadotropin produced and secreted by the chorion. Compare human chorionic gonadotropin.
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The other component is the unique C-terminal peptide of the human chorionic gonadotropin B-subunit (hCG B-CTP).
Sources are reporting that it was human chorionic gonadotropin, HCG, a fertility drug for women that can be used to mask steroid use.
Unlike other digital tests on the market, the First Response Early Result Digital Pregnancy Test uses a proprietary technology that detects two different forms of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the pregnancy hormone, including the variant hormone that better predicts early pregnancy.
A number of indicators can be used in assessing that risk; maternal age is a key determinant along with ultrasound, fetal biometric measurements and three maternal serum factors--alphafetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) and unconjugated oestriol (uE3).
Moreover, other levels were significantly elevated: human chorionic gonadotropin beta (hCG[beta]): 5,344 U/L (normal: <3); testosterone: 11.
Elevations in alpha-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, and dimeric in hibin A levels at 15-20 weeks' gestation appear to be associated with a significantly in creased risk of preeclampsia later in gestation, said Dr.
Correlation of human chorionic gonadotropin in early pregnancy failure with size of gestational sac and placental histology.
The following RUO (Research Use Only) immunoassay kits for quantitative determination of cancer antigens are available immediately: alpha-fetoprotein (AFP); carcinoembroyonic antigen (CEA); CA125; CA15-3; CA 19-9; PSA; free PSA (f-PSA); free beta subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin (free beta-hCG) and beta-2 Microglobulin (B2MG).
described a screening method to evaluate point-of-care human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [1] devices for susceptibility to the hook effect by the hCG [beta] core fragment (hCG[beta]cf) (1).
The immunoassay has been used to detect elevated levels of human chorionic gonadotropin, an early indicator of pregnancy.
Kaunitz and others have raised in regard to the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) discriminatory zone.
As hypothesized prior to the initiation of this study, treatment with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and then erythropoietin (EPO) administered 24 hours after moderate to severe TBI was observed to significantly decrease brain matter loss and improve functional recovery of symptoms.

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