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13) Kendall isolated 6 active adrenocortical hormones from the adrenal gland and named them in the order in which they were isolated, i.
Adrenocorticotropic hormone; adrenocortical steroids and their synthetic analogs; inhibitors of the synthesis and actions of adrenocortical hormones.
Given that DHEA as well as other hormones that are derived from the adrenal cortex are under the control of adrenocorticotropic hormone, however, our finding that concentrations of DHEA correlate with the hazard of myocardial infarction may, in part, be a reflection of the actions of other adrenocortical hormones.
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone; adrenocortical steroids and their synthetic analogs; inhibitors of the synthesis and actions of adrenocortical hormones.
An oversecretion of adrenocortical hormones results in Cushing's syndrome, and a decreased or absent production of adrenocortical hormones results in Addison's disease.