Progestagen

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Progestagens (also spelled progestogens or gestagens) are a group of hormones including progesterone. The progestagens are one of the five major classes of steroid hormones, in addition to the estrogens, androgens, mineralocorticoids, and glucocorticoids. All p[……]

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Norethisterone

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Norethisterone
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Norethisterone (or norethindrone) (or 19-nor-17α-ethynyltestosterone) is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills and in some progestogen only pills. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat premenstrual syndrome, painful pe[……]

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Megestrol

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Megestrol
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Megestrol is a progesterone derivative with antineoplastic properties used in the treatment of advanced carcinoma of the breast and endometrium. When given in relatively high doses, Megestrol can substantially increase appetite in most individuals, e[……]

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Medroxyprogesterone

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Medroxyprogesterone
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Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin, and is commonly a component ofhormonal contraceptives.
Uses and side effects
It can be used in the treatment of endometriosis, abnormal menstrual bleeding or amenorrhea.[1][2]
Possible side effects inc[……]

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17-Hydroxyprogesterone caproate

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17α-Hydroxyprogesterone caproate is a synthetic steroid hormone that is similar to medroxyprogesterone acetate and megestrol acetate. It is an ester derivative of 17α-hydroxyprogesterone formed from caproic acid (hexanoic acid).
17α-Hydroxyprogesterone caproat[……]

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Peptides

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Peptides (from the Greek πεπτίδια, “small digestibles”) are short polymers formed from the linking, in a defined order, of α-amino acids. The link between one amino acid residue and the next is known as an amide bond or a peptide bond.
Proteins are polypeptide molecules (or consist of multiple poly[……]

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Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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The melanocyte-stimulating hormones (collectively referred to as MSH or intermedins) are a class of peptide hormones that in nature are produced by cells in the intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland. They were first isolated by the Yale professor Aaron B. Lerner.[1] Synthetic analogs of these nat[……]

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Mechano Growth Factor (MGF)

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by Anthony Roberts – After resistance exercise, IGF-1 is released within the muscle. Specifically, at this time, immediately following the mechanical use of a muscle, the IGF-I gene is spliced towards MGF which initiates hypertrophy and repair of local muscle damage. It does so both by activating mu[……]

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Iplex (IGF-1-BP3)

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SomatoKine is being developed by Insmed (formerly Celtrix Pharmaceuticals). SomatoKine is a recombinant fusion of insulin growth factor-1 (IGF-1) complexed to its major binding protein BP-3,which mimics the biological effects of IGF-1. SomatoKine acts as an insulin sensitizer and as an anabolic agen[……]

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