adrenocorticotropic hormone

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  • noun

Synonyms for adrenocorticotropic hormone

a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome or a deoxycorticosterone-secreting adrenocortical adenoma could also present with low aldosterone and renin.
For example, many adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) assays can distinguish very high values from moderately high values but are insufficiently sensitive in the clinical ranges required for patient testing.
In addition to its immune system functions, IL-1 apparently can induce the pituitary gland to secrete adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) into the bloodstream.
Acthar Gel([R]) is a natural adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) designed to provide a prolonged release after intramuscular or subcutaneous injection.
In addition to this, adrenocorticotropic hormone arises and the levels of mineralocorticoids--except aldosterone--become much higher causing hypertension and hypokalemia.
0157), and a stimulation test with the 1-24 fragment of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) showed a baseline cortisol of 56 nmol/L, which increased only to 57 nmol/L (normal response >500 nmol/L).
at theNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the National Institute of Mental Health found that certain runners maintained unusually high blood levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol, hormones that help the body adapt to stress.
In addition there was no change in urinary 24 hour cortisol excretion or serum adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) indicating a lack of antiglucocorticoid activity at the receptor level.
Insulinomas secrete additional hormones such as gastrin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, glucagon, human chorionic gonadotropin and somatostatin.
Cushing's disease is a form of Cushing's syndrome, in which excess cortisol production is triggered by a pituitary adenoma secreting excess adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
The measurement of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH 1-39; MT 4500) plays a key role in the evaluation of hyper- and hypocortisolism (1-3), but low ACTH concentrations make accurate measurement challenging.
Stability of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and pathways of deamidation of asparaginyl residue in hexapeptide segments.
SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study suggests that treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) may be helpful for people whose multiple sclerosis (MS) is not well-controlled through their regular treatment.
Assessing the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis using physiological doses of adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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