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
References in periodicals archive ?
The hypothalamus secretes corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) that stimulates the pituitary gland to secrete adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH).
Vitamin C content in Emblica officinalis, an important antioxidant reported to reduce the corticotrophin releasing hormone levels in the bloodstream [23] The aluminum-treated animals receiving Bacopa showed a normal cortisol level indicating that the stress level has reduced and some of the constituents in Bacopa may be responsible for this.
Mason, "Cortisol and corticotrophin in burned patients," Journal of Trauma--Injury Infection and Critical Care, vol.
The basal ACTH plasma level seems to rise in the late follicular phase possibly due to the enhancing effect of estrogen on corticotrophin releasing factor gene transcription in the hypothalamus.
Administration of corticosteroids suppresses the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, and ways to assess this include the following: morning serum cortisol level, synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test, ovine corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH) stimulation test, and insulin-induced hypoglycemia [18].
Glover, "Human fetal and maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone responses to acute stress," Archives of Disease in Childhood--Fetal and Neonatal Edition, vol.
Corticotrophin is then released from the pituitary gland to the systemic circulation, stimulating the suprarenal cortex to reliberate glucocorticoids [29].
There are also reports that quercetin might have beneficial effects on corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) induced anxiety and depression-like behaviors (Bhutada et al., 2010).
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.
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.
(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.

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