Protein Name growth hormone
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 14599
Gene Symbol

Gh

UniProt P06880 (SOMA_MOUSE), A0A0M6L0K7 (A0A0M6L0K7_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 232
Total Number of Articles : 296
Description

growth hormone

Gene Summary

Enables growth hormone receptor binding activity. Acts upstream of or within cellular response to insulin stimulus; regulation of growth; and response to food. Located in several cellular components, including extracellular space; secretory granule; and trans-Golgi network. Is expressed in brain; early conceptus; gut; hemolymphoid system; and male reproductive system. Used to study isolated growth hormone deficiency type II. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including anemia (multiple); autoimmune disease of endocrine system (multiple); diabetic retinopathy; isolated growth hormone deficiency (multiple); and progeria. Orthologous to several human genes including GH1 (growth hormone 1). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • somatotropin
  • growth hormone b1
  • Gh1
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