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Table 1 Marketed follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing hormone (LH) and chorionic gonadotropin (CG) for animal reproduction

From: Trends in recombinant protein use in animal production

Name Cell factory/origin Company
FSH
 Follistim® CHO cells Merck Serono (USA)-now Merck-
 Puregon® CHO cells Organon B.V. (Europe) -now merged with MSD-
 Gonal-F® CHO cells Merck
 BoviPureFSH™ CHO cells AspenBio Pharma (Venaxis, Inc. since 2012)
 EquiPureFSH™ CHO cells AspenBio Pharma (Venaxis, Inc. since 2012)
 FSH HEK cells Nanocore Biotecnologia SA
 Folltropin-V® Pituitary gland Bioniche Animal Health-now Vetoquinol-
 Pluset® Pituitary gland Calier
LH
 BoviPureLH™ CHO cells AspenBio Pharma (Venaxis, Inc. since 2012)
 EquiPureLH™ CHO cells AspenBio Pharma (Venaxis, Inc. since 2012)
 Luveris® CHO cells Merck Serono (USA) -now Merck-
 Pluset® Pituitary gland Calier
CG
 Pregnyl Urine Organon B.V. (Europe) -now merged with MSD-
 Folligon® Serum MSD
 Novormon® 5000 Chorion Syntex
 PG600® Chorion and serum MSD