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Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

Known as: Chorionic gonadotrophin, h-HCG, human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) 
A sialoglycoprotein hormone secreted by the placenta and maintains the corpus luteum at the beginning of the gestation period.
National Institutes of Health

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2004
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2002
Angiogenesis and vascular remodeling are crucial processes in tumor invasion and metastasis as well as in embryo implantation and… 
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The excitement and controversy surrounding the potential role of human embryonic stem (ES) cells in transplantation therapy have… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To examine the potential impact of combining maternal age with fetal nuchal translucency thickness and maternal serum free… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Some degree of stimulation of the thyroid gland by human chorionic gonadotropin is common during early pregnancy.1–3 When serum… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Our laboratory previously demonstrated that cytotrophoblasts and syncytiotrophoblasts in human placental tissue contain hCG/LH… 
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The possibility of improving the effectiveness of antenatal screening for Down's syndrome by measuring human chorionic… 
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1972
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
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1966
Highly Cited
1966
Purified human chorionic gonadotropin has been radioiodinated to give an immunologically and biologically active product which…