Example sentences for: acth

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  • Basal POMC is reduced, but inducible upon stress [ 16 ] . Thus, an obligatory function of LIF may be in the processing of POMC to ACTH during acute stress.

  • Because the administration of prednisolone does not affect the circadian adrenocortical patterns and the results of an ACTH stimulation test in adults, we preferred to use this drug [ 32].

  • This hypothesis is based on many studies investigating the adrenocortical response of patients with septic shock to 0.25 mg of ACTH.

  • Adult mouse LIF over expression mediated by transfer of LIF over expressing hematopoietic cells results in a lethal, multi-systemic phenotype that includes small adrenals with a loss of the innermost cortical layer [ 28 ] . Pituitary specific LIF over expression leads to a Cushing's Syndrome-like condition of GC hyperactivity [ 29 30 ] . LIF null adult mice have normal or slightly reduced basal ACTH and GC concentrations, and are unable to respond to acute stress by increased ACTH.

  • The average values of basal cortisol, peak cortisol and cortisol responses to ACTH in survivors and non-survivors in both groups for the first day are shown in Table 3. There was no significant difference between the values for survivors and non-survivors.


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