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What is porcine somatotropin (pST)?
Porcine somatotropin, abbreviated as pST, is a growth hormone naturally produced in pigs. The word "porcine" refers to pigs, and the word "somatotropin" means body growth and refers to the name of the hormones.
This research publication discusses what porcine somatotropin is, how scientists developed pST, how the protein nature affects its use, what research shows, is pST safe and will consumers accept it, and what is pST's future.