[Effect of synthetic ACTH (beta 1-23 corticotropin) on gestation and parturition in rats].

@article{Mayer1978EffectOS,
  title={[Effect of synthetic ACTH (beta 1-23 corticotropin) on gestation and parturition in rats].},
  author={Geert Mayer},
  journal={Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des seances de l'Academie des sciences. Serie D: Sciences naturelles},
  year={1978},
  volume={286 11},
  pages={879-82}
}
  • Geert Mayer
  • Published 1978 in
    Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des seances de l…
Daily administration of synthetic ACTH (betaI-23 corticotrophine) from day 15 of pregnancy induces delay or inhibition of parturition in normal or ovariectomized Rats injected or not with estradiol. Parturition takes place at approximatively normal time, when ACTH is stopped and estradiol continued. Radio-immunological assays show an increase of blood… CONTINUE READING