corticotrophin


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Synonyms for corticotrophin

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

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Corticotrophin releasing factor is a neurotransmitter that mediates physiological and behavioral responses to stress.
The 5 loci we studied are linked to functional genes (opiod binding and cell adhesion molecule, corticotrophin releasing factor, interphotoreceptor retinal binding protein, kappa-casein, and insulin-like growth factor-1) in cattle.
Is steroid therapy in multiple sclerosis superior to corticotrophin therapy?
an outpatient MS claim followed within 7 days by a pharmacy or medical claim for intravenous or oral methylprednisolone, corticotrophin, prednisone, prednisolone, or dexamethasone.
They found that non-responders to a short corticotrophin test (no increase in cortisol after administration of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) were more likely to have been given etomidate (19/27 v.
With respect to the management of the cholestatic jaundice, treatment with corticosteroids (6), (7), (9), (10) or corticotrophin (4) was attempted but did not seem to accelerate recovery.
2012), which is known to activate the release of corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) (Haas and George, 1989).
This reduction could be indirectly due to an increase in inflammatory cytokines under stress, which stimulates the hypothalamic production of corticotrophin releasing factor (Ogle et al.
QTL mapping studies in rat models of alcoholism also yielded promising candidate genes for alcohol consumption, including neuropeptide Y, [alpha]-synuclein, and the corticotrophin releasing factor receptor.
Reporting in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the scientists found that the gene, known as the corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) gene, is an important part of how humans respond to everyday stress, reports The BBC.
Corticotrophin Releasing Factor (CRF) is a central compound in the regulation of glucocorticoids, which themselves are important to stress modulation and anxiety regulation.
Substitutes and alternatives to steroids, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, human corticotrophin releasing factor and neuroprotective drugs, such as free radical scavengers, are under study in human clinical trials.
Promising new treatments include neurokinin (NK) receptor and corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) antagonists.
Production and secretion of cortisol is dependent upon (adrenocorticotrophic hormone) ACTH secreted from anterior pituitary, which in turn is regulated by corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) from hypothalamus.
Rapid measurement of corticotrophin (ACTH) with a modified immunochemiluminescent assay.