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Synonyms for corticotropin

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

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Pharmaceutical company ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc (NasdaqGM:ANIP) revealed on Tuesday the election of Karen Quinn PhD as vice president of its Corticotropin Regulatory Affairs with immediate effect.
Use of corticotropin decreased over time, while use of oral steroids trended upward.
Corticotropin gel is a purified corticotropin in a sterile solution of gelatin for prolonged activity.
Corticotropin gel is a purified corticotropin (ACTH) in a sterile solution of gelatin for prolonged activity.
Role of corticotropin releasing factor receptor subtype 1 in stress-related functional colonic alterations: implications in irritable bowel syndrome.
2) Excess corticotropin can cause excessive cortisol production (Cushing syndrome), central obesity, hypertension, and hyperglycemia.
Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in corticotropin releasing hormone receptor 1 gene (CRHR1) are associated with quantitative trait of event-related potential and alcohol dependence.
Hydrocortisone is widely used in patients with septic shock even though a survival benefit has been reported only in patients whose blood pressure remained low after fluid and vasopressor resuscitation and whose cortisol levels did not rise appropriately after they received corticotropin.
Cushing's syndrome attributable to ectopic secretion of corticotropin in a patient with two neuroendocrine tumors.
Central regulation of gastric emptying of solid nutrient meals by corticotropin releasing factor.
Contributors can include pituitary adenomas, adrenal adenomas or carcinomas, and ectopic production of corticotropin-releasing hormone or corticotropin.
Annane, recommend low-dose steroids only in septic shock that is refractory or accompanied by adrenal insufficiency, as defined by an increase in cortisol of 9 mcg/dL or less in response to a corticotropin test (Crit.
Their topics include the life cycle of depression, considerations of cognitive, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral theories, the role of development and its implications in childhood and adolescent depression, developments in psychodynamic development psychopathology such as complex developmental pathways, and the integration of psychology and neurobiology in such treatment tools as corticotropin releasing factor.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, CA) has patented a G-protein-coupled receptor proteins (CRF-R) characterized by having sufficient binding affinity for corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) such that concentrations of 10 nM of CRF occupy 50% of the binding sites of said receptor protein.
3,5) These associated adrenal pathologic conditions include adrenocortical hyperplasia, (3) adrenocortical adenomas, (3,5) adrenocortical carcinomas, (5) and endocrinologic dysfunctions, including Addison disease, (4) Conn syndrome, (5) 21-hydroxylase deficiency, (3) 17-hydroxylase deficiency, (6) and ectopic corticotropin production.
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