Corticotropin

Known as: Corticotrophin, corticotropins, ACTH (1-39) 
An anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the ADRENAL CORTEX and its production of CORTICOSTEROIDS. ACTH is a 39-amino acid polypeptide of which… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
UNLABELLED Maternal distress during pregnancy increases plasma levels of cortisol and corticotrophin releasing hormone in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (Crh) is a critical coordinator of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. In response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The actions of corticotropin-releasing hormone (Crh), a mediator of endocrine and behavioural responses to stress, and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Both stress-system activation and melancholic depression are characterized by fear, constricted affect, stereotyped thinking, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ghrelin is a recently identified endogenous ligand for the GH secretagogue receptor and is involved in a novel system for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE This study tested the hypothesis that maternal stress is associated with elevated maternal levels of corticotropin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is a potent mediator of endocrine, autonomic, behavioural and immune responses to stress… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) is a major integrator of adaptive responses to stress. Two biochemically and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) plays a key role in modulating intestinal motility in stressed animals. AIMS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) is released in response to various stressors and regulates adrenocorticotropin secretion and… (More)
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