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Doctor insights on: Human Zygote Development

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What factors affect human growth and development?

What factors affect human growth and development?

Genetics + environ-: ment, including prenatal environment. The ongoing interaction of an infant, toddler, child or teen with his or her environment, e.g., parents, family. & community, determines his or her developmental trajectory. This transactional theory of development removes the question of nature vs. nurture. ...Read more

Zygote (Definition)

The union of sperm cell and egg cell forms a new cell which is called the zygote. This single cell represents the beginning of each of us ...Read more


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Is human growth hormone unhealthy?

Is human growth hormone unhealthy?

Normal: Human growth hormone naturally occurs in your body. Complications can occur with supplements due to levels beyond normal physiology, bad chemical sources, or negative feedback from your own body system when you supplement with an outside agent. ...Read more

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Is human growth hormone harmful?

Is human growth hormone harmful?

Not: Only in excess doses. Very interesting information on growth hormone replacement. It needs to be monitored by a physician with a background in hormone therapy. ...Read more

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What is the human genome project?

What is the human genome project?

The Human Genome: Project (HGP) was an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the sequence of chemical base pairs which make up human DNA, and of identifying and mapping all of the genes of the human genome from both a physical and functional standpoint. ...Read more

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What is involved in zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift)?

What is involved in zygote intrafallopian transfer (zift)?

ZIFT: Zygote intrafallopian trasfer (zift) is a laparoscopic surgical procedure where zygotes are placed in the fallopian tube of the female partner. The zygote will continue to grow and eventually migrate to the endometrial cavity to implant. ...Read more

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What is human growth hormone?

Species specific: Hi. Growth hormone is one of the rare hormones with species specificity. Insulin from cows, pigs, and salmon work in humans. Not so with growth hormone. Other species' growth hormones will not bind to and activate the human growth hormone receptor. Human growth hormone is the human gene expressed in bacteria. ...Read more

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How has the study of human development evolved?

Sounds like you are: Writing a paper for a class. It really wouldn't be fair to have healthtap doctors do school assignments. There are a number of articles at this site (http://www.Nichd.Nih.Gov/pages/index.Aspx) which may provide insights. ...Read more

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What amount time/days are required for paternal genome and blastocyst development after embryo transfer?

What amount time/days are required for paternal genome and blastocyst development after embryo transfer?

What?: I'm not sure what your question is. 1. If you had a day 3 embryo transfer it will be a blastocyst in 2 days. If you had a day 5 transfer it is already a blastocyst. 2. Paternal genome is working from day one of combination of the two genomes. The dominant genes regardless of maternal or paternal origin take the lead. Sex development is initiated near the 9th week. ...Read more

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Is human growth hormone really glycosylated ?

Is human growth hormone really glycosylated ?

Depends...: Depends upon the formulation from the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Human chronic gonadotophins in pregnancy?

Human chronic gonadotophins in pregnancy?

Question?: Not sure what the question is. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is the hormone produced after implantation. It is the hormone detected on a pregnancy test and is sometimes monitored to determine the viability of a pregnancy that is in questions. I hope that helps-- if that isn't what your looking for, let me know. ...Read more

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Does human growth hormone increase height?

Does human growth hormone increase height?

If deficient yes: Otherwise, it will just increase your risk of diabetes, headaches, fluid retention, etc. Of course there are many conditions where gh have shown efficacy despite lack of ghd per say (such as turners syndrome ). Talk with your endocrinologist if you are seeking such therapy to see if you qualify. ...Read more

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Does the nutropin (human growth hormone) shot hurt?

May sting a little: All gh preparations work pretty much the same. The preservative in some of them may burn a little when injected. However, patients get used to it and in general it doesn't bother most people. We have lots of patients on Nutropin (human growth hormone) aq and have never had to switch brands because of discomfort. ...Read more

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What's the interaction between HGH and humatrope (human growth hormone)?

HGH: Hgh stands for human growth hormone, not because it comes from humans, but because growth hormone is species specific, meaning human growth hormone will not have effects on for example horses or cows. Humatrope is one of the synthetic forms available of human growth hormone produced by lilly pharmaceutical. ...Read more

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What is the human genome project and whose genome was sequenced?

What is the human genome project and whose genome was sequenced?

Map of Human DNA: The Human Genome Project created a map of human DNA and was completed in 2003. Anonymous samples were donated by several people, but the majority of the "genome map" is from a single male donor from Buffalo, NY. The identity of this individual is not known by researchers who sequenced the DNA. ...Read more

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(recombinant human growth hormone,rhgh) is one solution for achondroplasia treatment?

(recombinant human growth hormone,rhgh) is one solution for  achondroplasia treatment?

Short term effects: Some studies conclude that gh might be benefcial in the treatment of short stature in children with achondroplasia in the first 2 years of treatment. ...Read more

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Can spontaneous human combustion exist?

Almost certainly not: Read the Wikipedia entry, for a start. Usually poorly mobile people with a nearby source of ignition (cigarettes, for example). Not so mysterious, really. ...Read more