Effects of stimulation on steroid output and perfusion medium flow rate in the isolated perfused rat adrenal gland in situ.

@article{Hinson1986EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of stimulation on steroid output and perfusion medium flow rate in the isolated perfused rat adrenal gland in situ.},
  author={Joy P. Hinson and Gavin Paul Vinson and BARBARA J. Whitehouse and Gavrielle M. Price},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1986},
  volume={109 2},
  pages={
          279-85
        }
}
Using the in-situ, isolated, perfused rat adrenal system, the actions of adrenal stimulants on steroidogenesis and perfusion medium flow rates (under constant perfusion pump conditions) have been studied. In a series of 100 experiments, initial rates of corticosterone output and flow rates were found to be positively correlated, although there was no such relationship between initial rates of aldosterone output and flow rates. Furthermore, in stable perfusion conditions, bolus injections of… 
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