Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

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

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
To derive a model and examine the performance of first‐trimester combined screening by maternal age, fetal nuchal translucency… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The lifesaving treatment endured by cancer patients leads, in many women, to early menopause and subsequent… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 5
  • figure 4
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether maternal serum levels of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A, free… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Angiogenesis and vascular remodeling are crucial processes in tumor invasion and metastasis as well as in embryo implantation and… Expand
  • figure 2
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
  • figure 6
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The excitement and controversy surrounding the potential role of human embryonic stem (ES) cells in transplantation therapy have… Expand
  • figure 2
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
To examine the potential impact of combining maternal age with fetal nuchal translucency thickness and maternal serum free… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a placental hormone that stimulates secretion of the pregnancy-sustaining… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
  • figure 6
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Abstract With antiserum to the β-subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), we have developed a radioimmunoassay which… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Most of the enzyme-immunoassays described in the literature employ enzyme-labelled antigen or hapten [l-8]. A few use enzyme… Expand
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Purified human chorionic gonadotropin has been radioiodinated to give an immunologically and biologically active product which… Expand