human chorionic gonadotropin

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Synonyms for human chorionic gonadotropin

hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta

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One portion is the extracellular domain (ECD) of the ligand (hormone) binding region of the human lutropin/human chorionic gonadotropin receptor (ECD-hLH-R), which is present in the ovaries and testes.
Landmarks during the first forty-two days of gestation demonstrated by the [beta]-subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin and ultrasound.
Beta-core fragment is a major form of immunoreactive urinary chorionic gonadotropin in human pregnancy.
Carbohydrate and peptide structure of the alpha- and beta-subunits of human chorionic gonadotropin from normal and aberrant pregnancy and choriocarcinoma.
The diet involves a very low calorie intake combined with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), a hormone found in the placenta during pregnancy.
HAMBURG, GERMANY -- The percent change in beta-human chorionic gonadotropin over a 48-hour period can help predict the need for a second dose of methotrexate or emergency laparoscopy when managing ectopic pregnancies, results of a retrospective study showed.
The results of swab tests, urinalysis and other procedures are analyzed to measure a veritable alphabet soup of medical conditions: alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), and unconjugated estriol (uE3).
By also detecting the hormone chorionic gonadotropin in urine--the same method that home pregnancy tests use--the scientists could discern when an egg implanted.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) [4] is a glycoprotein hormone consisting of [alpha]- and [beta]-subunits with a mean molecular weight of 37.
Diagnostic testing company Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) revealed on Monday the receipt of 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Sofia hCG fluorescent immunoassay (FIA) for use on the Sofia Analyzer for the rapid, objective detection of elevated levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), an early indicator of pregnancy.
Doubilet and Benson document a single case in which a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) level of 4,336 mIU/mL was not associated with an intrauterine fluid collection and led to a live birth; they also document five other singleton pregnancies (and one twin gestation) with similar findings and hCG levels that ranged from 2,000 to 3,000 mIU/mL.
The first pregnancy test based on the biological activity of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in partially purified urine was described in 1927.
They found that treatment with estrogen plus progesterone, estrogen alone or human chorionic gonadotropin reduced the incidence of mammary cancers in rats.
Although the quality of 99-cent hair dyes and tape measures are still unverified, it appears to be fine to direct penny-pinching patients to ultra-low-cost pregnancy tests, which are able to detect human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) at the same low levels as tests costing many times the price.
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