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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

recombinant thyroid-stimulating hormone 
A peptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary. It promotes the growth of the thyroid gland and stimulates the synthesis of thyroid hormones and the release of thyroxine by the thyroid gland. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
Thyrotropin
US brand name:Thytropar
Abbreviation:Recombinant TSH