adrenocorticotropic hormone

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Synonyms for adrenocorticotropic hormone

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

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Apelin is involved in post- prandial responses and stimulates secretion of arginine-vasopressin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, and growth hormone in the ruminant.
Treatment of resistant glomerular diseases with adrenocorticotropic hormone gel: A prospective trial.
Clinical and radiographic information from the electronic medical record was reviewed and the following parameters were recorded, when available: date of birth, date of resection, sex, and available preoperative serum studies including GH, insulin-like growth factor 1, prolactin, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), cortisol, TSH, thyroxine, free thyroxine, triiodothyronine, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH).
We present a branded mature newborn baby who was diagnosed as having adrenocorticotropic hormone resistance syndrome.
The patient was started on stress-dose steroids after measurement of baseline adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), renin, aldosterone, 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP), and cortisol.
7 [micro]g/dL Adrenocorticotropic hormone 185 6-76 pg/mL Deoxycorticosterone 54 2-19 ng/dL Aldosterone (supine) 0.
Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone hypersecretion due to a primary pulmonary paraganglioma.
This release in turn elicits production and release of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary gland into the blood.
An increase in levels of basal adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and cortisol; a decrease in the levels of insulin- like growth hormone1 (IGF-1, somatostatin C), free triiodothyronine (FT3) and estrogen were detected.
The cell grafts not only secreted adrenocorticotropic hormone, prolactin, and follicle-stimulating hormone, but they also triggered appropriate hormonal responses in the kidneys.
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) belongs to pituitary hormone and it is a protein hormone.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Receptor (Adrenocorticotropin Receptor or Melanocortin Receptor 2 or MC2R or ACTHR) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides in depth analysis on Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Receptor (Adrenocorticotropin Receptor or Melanocortin Receptor 2 or MC2R or ACTHR) targeted pipeline therapeutics.
Elevated plasma cortisol and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and identification of a mass on her left adrenal gland on the computed tomography (CT) scan of her abdomen confirmed the diagnosis.
Antiglucocorticoid effects were detected with a surge in weights of kidneys and adrenal glands of animals and increases in serum adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol levels9.
In addition to these mechanisms, there is evidence that aldosterone secretion is also influenced by the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), natriuretic peptides and certain neurotransmitters.
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