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Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone

  • By: Kate Darby
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH) is a genetically modified hormone that increases milk production in dairy cows. Also called recombinant bovine somatotropin, or rBST, the hormone rBGH was the first genetically engineered commercial product marketed in the United States ...

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