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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Recent studies have reported the prevalence of pituitary tumors to be ~1/1000 population. Many are prolactin-producing tumors… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Ghrelin, a novel 28 amino acid peptide found in hypothalamus and stomach, was recently identified as the endogenous ligand for… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Sequential cleavage of the precursor protein pre–pro–opiomelanocortin (POMC) generates the melanocortin peptides… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Measurement of adrenocorticotropin levels in plasma from the inferior petrosal sinuses of patients with Cushing's… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Intraperitoneal administration of human recombinant interleukin-1 (IL-1) to rats can increase blood levels of corticosterone and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The production and action of immunoregulatory cytokines, including interleukin-1 (IL-1), are inhibited by glucocorticoid hormones… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Initially the hypothalamic factor responsible for the release of corticotropin (CRF), was thought to be a simple peptide1–6. More… Expand
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