corticotrophin


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cor·ti·co·tro·pin

 (kôr′tĭ-kō-trō′pən) also cor·ti·co·tro·phin (-trō′fĭn)
n.
See ACTH.

corticotrophin

(ˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈtrəʊfɪn) or

corticotropin

n
(Biochemistry) another name for adrenocorticotrophic hormone See ACTH
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corticotrophin - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortexcorticotrophin - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex
endocrine, hormone, internal secretion - the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
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It follows that when one perceives any given situation as being threatening the anterior pituitary gland releases corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF), which in turn stimulates kidneys and adrenal glands (Buss, Davidson, Kalin & Goldsmith, 2004).
There are also reports that quercetin might have beneficial effects on corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) induced anxiety and depression-like behaviors (Bhutada et al.
Under the terms of the agreement, Depomed will acquire from SlAaAaAeA n, t US distribution rights to cosyntropin depot, a synthetic corticotrophin.
Under the terms of the agreement, Depomed will acquire from SlAaAaAeAaAaAe the US distribution rights to cosyntropin depot, a synthetic corticotrophin.
2004) reported that reduction of lymphocyte during heat stress is due to the increase of inflammatory cytokines which stimulate the hypothalamic production of corticotrophin releasing hormone under heat stress.
In patients without RA an increase in inflammatory cytokine levels, trigger a release of hypothalamic corticotrophin releasing hormone, followed by pituitary production of adrenocorticotrophic hormone, and glucocorticoid secretions by adrenal cortex.
Our facility has access only to tetracosactide--a long-acting corticotrophin preparation administered intramuscularly.
Severe illness and stress activate the hypothalamic-pituitaryadrenal (HPA) axis and stimulate the release of corticotrophin (adrenocorticotropic hormone or ACTH) from the pituitary gland, which in turn increases the release of cortisol from adrenal cortex.
At the same time, the hypothalamus produces corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH).
Acthar Gel (repository corticotrophin injection) and Therakos Immunotherapy platform, OFIRMEV (acetaminophen injection), and INOMAX (nitric oxide) gas, for inhalation.
The main physiological indication of stress is corticotrophin releasing hormone, which is associated with fatigue and anxiety (Jallo, Ruiz, Elswick, & French, 2014).
Proinflammatory cytokines can affect monoamines regulation and uptake; thereby activate adrenal corticotrophin hormone and cortisol.