Propranolol inhibits the maturational effect of adrenocorticotropin in the fetal sheep lung.

@article{Vilos1985PropranololIT,
  title={Propranolol inhibits the maturational effect of adrenocorticotropin in the fetal sheep lung.},
  author={George Angelos Vilos and John R. G. Challis and George A Pliagas and Shiromi Lye and Fred Possmayer and Paul G. R. Harding},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1985},
  volume={153 4},
  pages={
          472-7
        }
}
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