Which of the following was the primary reason it was necessary to develop a method of using recombinant DNA technology to produce human growth hormone for treatment of individuals with pituitary dwarfism?

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The growth hormone supply led to hereditary diseases.

  

The growth hormone supply was contaminated with prions from the brains of the cadavers supplying the hormone.

  

There was no available source of functional growth hormone.

  

The drug was extremely expensive.

 

asked Dec 27, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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The growth hormone supply was contaminated with prions from the brains of the cadavers supplying the hormone.

 

answered Dec 27, 2012 by anonymous



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