OMNITROPE® (Somatropin [rDNA origin]) for injection is a polypeptide hormone of
recombinant DNA origin. It has 191 amino acid residues and a molecular weight of 22,125
daltons. The amino acid sequence of the product is identical to that of human growth hormone of
pituitary origin (Somatropin). OMNITROPE™ is synthesized in a strain of Escherichia coli that
has been modified by the addition of the gene for human growth hormone. OMNITROPE™ is a
sterile white lyophilized powder intended for subcutaneous injection.