geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Repository forms of adreno-corticotropin


, : Repository forms of adreno-corticotropin. Jour Clin Endocrinol And Metab 19(6): 711-716

The duration of activity of long-acting repository ACTH preparations depends somewhat upon the hormone requirement of the patient and appears to vary with the method employed for its estimation. Following injection of 40 U.S.P. units of corticotropin-zinc, the increased level of plasma 17-hydroxycorticosteroids returns to normal within about twenty-four hours, the urinary sodium/ potassium ratio and the blood eosinophil count remain depressed, and urinary corticosteroid excretion remains elevated for twenty-four to seventy-two hours, while the clinical response may last as long as a week. By each criterion, ACTH combined with alpha-zinc hydroxide is more potent and has a longer duration of action than the same amount of ACTH in gelatin. Doubling the dose tends to increase slightly the duration of action.

US$29.90


Other references

Magnussen, P.; Ndawi, B.; Sheshe, A.K.; Byskov, J.; Mbwana, K., 2001: Malaria diagnosis and treatment administered by teachers in primary schools in Tanzania. A school health programme in Mwera Division, Pangani District included treatment of malaria attacks occurring in children during school time. A combination of symptoms (headache, muscle/joint pains, feeling feverish) and oral temperature > or =...

Giordano, A., 1985: Creation d'un fichier 'Cetaces de Mediterranee' et premiers resultats du traitement cartographique de leur repartition. Rapports et Proces-Verbaux des Reunions Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Mediterranee Monaco, 298: 153-155

van der Velden, E.M.; Van Der Dussen, M.F., 1997: Pseudo-hair formation with dermatography as an adjunctive treatment for cleft lip and palate patients. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 55(4): 427-428

Koyama, T.; Tawa, M.; Yamagishi, N.; Tsubota, A.; Sawano, T.; Ohkita, M.; Matsumura, Y., 2014: Role of superoxide production in post-ischemic cardiac dysfunction and norepinephrine overflow in rat hearts. Reactive oxygen species and norepinephrine are known as physiological active substances which cause cell damage and cardiac dysfunction in myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury. We investigated the role of reactive oxygen species, especially supe...

Kruszewski, K.; Lüllmann-Rauch, R.; Dierks, T.; Bartsch, U.; Damme, M., 2016: Degeneration of Photoreceptor Cells in Arylsulfatase G-Deficient Mice. Retinal degeneration is a common feature of several lysosomal storage disorders, including the mucopolysaccharidoses, a group of metabolic disorders that is characterized by widespread accumulation of glycosaminoglycans due to lysosomal enzyme dys...

Mayor, A.; Bardají, A.; Macete, E.; Nhampossa, T.; Fonseca, A.Maria.; González, R.; Maculuve, S.; Cisteró, P.; Rupérez, M.; Campo, J.; Vala, A.; Sigaúque, B.; Jiménez, A.; Machevo, S.; de la Fuente, L.; Nhama, A.; Luis, L.; Aponte, J.J.; Acácio, S.; Nhacolo, A.; Chitnis, C.; Dobaño, C.; Sevene, E.; Alonso, P.Luis.; Menéndez, C., 2015: Changing Trends in P. falciparum Burden, Immunity, and Disease in Pregnancy. Prevention of reinfection and resurgence is an integral component of the goal to eradicate malaria. However, the adverse effects of malaria resurgences are not known. We assessed the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection among 1819 Mozambi...

Guan C.; Tan T.; M.T.; Liang Z.; Deng H.; Wang Q.; Chai L., 1985: Effects of aluminum impurities in technetium 99m generator eluate on radiopharmaceutical behavior. Radiopharmaceutical behavior evidently is influenced by ionic Al(III) in 99mTc generator eluate. When concentration of ionic Al(III) was > 5 .mu.g/ml, the radioactivity in the peripheral tissue of the thyroid was increased during thyroid scanni...

Anonymous, 2001: News in brief. A roundup of the latest nursing news.

Herbert, V.G.; Schlumm, P.; Kessler, H.H.; Frings, A., 2013: Knowledge of and Adherence to Hygiene Guidelines among Medical Students in Austria. Background. Adherence to hygiene guidelines is of utmost importance for healthcare professionals. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge on and the adherence to hygiene guidelines among medical students in Austria. Additionally, a pos...

Moertel, C.G.; Schutt, A.J.; Reitemeier, R.J.; Hahn, R.G., 1972: Sequential 1-(2-chloroethyl)-3-cyclohexyl-1-nitrosourea (NSC 79037) and 5-fluorouracil (NSC 19893) therapy of gastrointestinal cancer. Cancer Research 32(6): 1280-1282