adrenocorticotrophic hormone


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adrenocorticotropic hormone

also adrenocorticotrophic hormone
n.
ACTH.

adrenocorticotrophic hormone

n
(Biochemistry) the full name of ACTH
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Noun1.adrenocorticotrophic hormone - a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortexadrenocorticotrophic hormone - 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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Treatment with single-agent abiraterone results in deficient glucocorticoid synthesis and consequently leads to a compensatory upregulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) with raised levels of adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) [5].
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.
Adenohypophyseal hormones (luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, thyroid-stimulating hormone, prolactin, GH were obtained from the cases with ICL lesions and chemiluminescence method was used in evaluation (10).
Production of cortisol, androgens, and adrenocorticotrophic hormone by the tumour.
In addition it can lead to the production of multiple cytokines, including interlukin-1, endothelin-1, alpha melanocyte-stimulating hormone ([alpha]-MSH), and adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) from keratinocytes, which in turn upregulate melanocyte proliferation and melanogenesis.
Ultrasonography and hormone profiles of adrenocorticotrophic Hormone (ACTH) induced persistent ovarian follicles (cyst) in cattle.

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