cortisol metabolic process

Known as: cortisol metabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving cortisol, the steroid hormone 11-beta-17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione. Cortisol is synthesized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Critical illness is often accompanied by hypercortisolemia, which has been attributed to stress-induced activation of… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The metabolic abnormalities found associated with high blood glucocorticoid levels (e.g. rare Cushing's syndrome) include insulin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cushing's syndrome and the metabolic syndrome share clinical similarities. Reports of alterations in the hypothalamic-pituitary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent evidence suggests that increased cortisol secretion, altered cortisol metabolism, and/or increased tissue sensitivity to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cortisol has been implicated as a pathophysiological mediator in idiopathic obesity, but circulating cortisol concentrations are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Low birth weight is associated with increased cardiovascular and metabolic disorders in adult life, although the mechanisms of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The effects of excess cortisol secretion on blood pressure and fat deposition are well documented, but the importance of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Central obesity results in a cluster of metabolic abnormalities contributing to premature death. Glucocorticoids… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
ABSTRACT: The measurement of cortisol in saliva has become a reliable tool for both the scientist and the clinician for studying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The sodium retention associated with liquorice ingestion has been thought to be due to a direct mineralocorticoid effect, despite… (More)
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