[The role of ACTH in regulating dehydroepiandrosterone secretion in primates].

The effect of repeated administration of a prolonged ACTH agent on the secretion of glucocorticoids, dehydroepiandrosterone (DEA) and delta 4- and delta 5-precursors was studied in experiments on male hamadryas baboons. The administration of Sinacten-depot at a dose of 1 mg for 5 days caused a noticeable decrease in the basal levels of cortisol, 11… (More)