growth hormone 1

Ligand id: 4943

Name: growth hormone 1

Species: Human

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Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (1976))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
239 somatropin
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
GH1 growth hormone 1 Human prepro-growth hormone 1 GH, GHN, GH-N, hGH-N, pituitary growth hormone
Saizen® | somatotropin
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 12629-01-5 (source: Scifinder)
DrugBank Ligand DB00052 (Hs)
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000189162 (Hs)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 178101641
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000189162 (Hs)
Search PubMed clinical trials somatropin
Search PubMed titles somatropin
Search PubMed titles/abstracts somatropin
UniProtKB P01241 (Hs)
Wikipedia Growth_hormone_1
Human growth hormone 1 (somatropin) produced by recombinant technology is an approved drug with the INN somatropin. This has identical 191-amino acid sequence to the endogenous hormone.

Biosimilar drug: The EMA approved the biosimilar named Omnitrope (Sandoz GmbH) in 2006.