Estela Emeric-Sauval

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Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), a 41 amino acid polypeptide, has been isolated from ovine hypothalamic extracts, sequenced, and synthesized. It has a high potency for stimulating the secretion of corticotropin-like and beta-endorphin-like immunoactive substances in vitro and in vivo in laboratory animals and humans. The high concentration of CRF-like(More)
Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) in 14 patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) was significantly lower than in 14 age-matched healthy controls. Follow-up samples in four patients displayed low levels, except in two when they recovered the IFN-γ production as the hormonal cycles were restored. A large(More)
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