Corticotropin, ACTH

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Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH, also adrenocorticotropin, corticotropin) is a polypeptide tropic hormone produced by and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland.[1] It is also used as a medication and diagnostic agent. ACTH is an important component of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and is often produced in response to biological stress (along with its precursor corticotropin-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus). Its principal effects are increased production ...

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Corticotropin, ACTH
  • Injection: 25 units/vial, 40 units/vial, 40unit, 75 u/m2, 80 units/ml, 80unit/ml
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