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Published by Elsevier in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Chorionic gonadotropins

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Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embyro. It promotes progesterone production by corpus luteal cells. It also functions in pregnancy to promote angiogenesis in uterine vasculature, it immuno-blands the invading placental tissue so it is not rejected by the maternal uterine tissues, promotes the growth of the uterus in line with the growth of the fetus, promotes the differentiation of growing cytotrophoblast cells, promotes the quiescence of contractions in the uterine myometrium during the course of pregnancy, and also has function in growth and development of fetal organs. The book describes the detailed biology, clinical chemistry, and clinical perspectives of hCG and associated molecules and examines hCG, hyperglycosylated hCG and hCG free [beta]-subunit, 3 separate and independent molecules with totally sovereign physiological functions. It provides comprehensive information on hCG from basic science to clinical medicine Written by specialists in the field.

Edition Notes

Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Sep. 27, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.

Statementby Lawrence A. Cole
SeriesElsevier insights
ContributionsScienceDirect (Online service)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP572.C53 C65 2010
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25537362M
ISBN 100123849071
ISBN 109780123849076
OCLC/WorldCa668208512

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Human chorionic gonadotropin β-core fragment (hCGβcf) is a polypeptide considered to be ubiquitously present in urine regardless of race, sex, and age. This fragment is mainly produced by the degradation of human chorionic gonadotropin in the kidney and excreted in the urine, representing around 80% of total hCG in urine.   Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embryo. It promotes progesterone production by corpus luteal cells. It also functions in pregnancy to promote angiogenesis in uterine vasculature, it immuno-blands the invading placental tissue so it is not rejected by the maternal uterine tissues, promotes the growth of the uterus in line with the growth of the fetus. Discover the best Human Chorionic Gonadotropin books and audiobooks. Learn from Human Chorionic Gonadotropin experts like Kiara J. Harter and Richard Lipman MD. Read Human Chorionic Gonadotropin books like Losing Weight On the HCG Diet and .   Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embryo. It promotes progesterone production by corpus luteal cells. It also functions in pregnancy to promote angiogenesis in uterine vasculature, it immuno-blands the invading placental tissue so it is not rejected by the maternal uterine tissues, promotes the growth of the uterus in line with the growth of the fetus Book Edition: 1.

Here is information on hCG right out of the #1 book ever written on TRT. Using human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) every so often (daily, weekly to perhaps even every other week) at a dosage of to iu’s per injection (injecting subcutaneously into the fat tissue of lower stomach or the fat pad of outer glute with an insulin syringe.   HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is often called the pregnancy hormone because it is made by cells formed in the placenta, which nourishes the egg after it has been fertilized and becomes attached to the uterine wall. Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about days after conception by a urine test. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced during pregnancy by the embyro. This book describes the detailed biology, clinical chemistry, and clinical perspectives of hCG and associated molecules and examines hCG, hyperglycosylated hCG and hCG free ss-subunit, 3 separate and independent molecules with totally sovereign physiological functions. Human chorionic gonadotrophin is a hormone produced by the cells that surround the growing human embryo; these cells will eventually go on to form the placenta. Human chorionic gonadotrophin can be detected in the urine from days post-fertilisation as the embryo attaches and implants in the womb; it forms the basis of most over-the-counter and hospital pregnancy tests (see photo).

The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is done to check for the hormone hCG in blood or urine. Some hCG tests measure the exact amount. Some just check to see if the hormone is present. HCG is made by the placenta during pregnancy. The test can be used to see if a woman is pregnant. Or it can be done as part of a. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone for the maternal recognition of pregnancy produced by trophoblast cells that are surrounding a growing embryo (syncitiotrophoblast initially), which eventually forms the placenta after implantation. The presence of hCG is detected in some pregnancy tests (HCG pregnancy strip tests).Some cancerous tumors produce this hormone; therefore, elevated HGNC: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin [] Introduction []. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) is a glycoprotein hormone made up of an alpha and beta subunit. The alpha subunit making up hCG is the same one that makes up the alpha subunits of the luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and thyroid-stimulating hormone.   The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) blood test measures the level of hCG hormone present in a sample of your blood. hCG is produced during pregnancy. Your doctor may refer to the hCG blood test.