Effect of prolonged ACTH stimulation on adrenal renin and aldosterone.

@article{Izumi1988EffectOP,
  title={Effect of prolonged ACTH stimulation on adrenal renin and aldosterone.},
  author={Youichi Izumi and Masanori Honda and Noboru Fukuda and Masaru Hatano},
  journal={Endocrinologia japonica},
  year={1988},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={763-8}
}
Changes in adrenal renin, which have been regarded as mediator of aldosterone secretion in the adrenal gland, following prolonged ACTH treatment were investigated in male Wistar rats. After 2 days of daily sc injection of ACTH (Cortrosyn-Zinc, 50 micrograms/day), parallel increases in adrenal renin and aldosterone, and plasma aldosterone (PA) were induced… CONTINUE READING