10 Years of Guidance in Growth

Description (Brief)
This poster celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the drug Protropin. Protropin, manufactured by Genentech, a biotechnology company, from 1985 to 2004, was a recombinant human growth hormone used to treat children with certain pituitary-based growth disorders. The poster features ten pairs of children's shoes representing the years 1985–1995, with each pair becoming progressively larger. See also objects 1987.0789.01 and 1987.0789.02.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Genentech, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 38 in x 1 in; 22.86 cm x 96.52 cm x 2.54 cm
United States: California, South San Francisco
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Science & Mathematics
Biotechnology and Genetics
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Biotechnology and Genetics
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Genentech

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