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Mesh term Cosyntropin

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Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

Description

A synthetic peptide that is identical to the 24-amino acid segment at the N-terminal of ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. ACTH (1-24), a segment similar in all species, contains the biological activity that stimulates production of CORTICOSTEROIDS in the ADRENAL CORTEX.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0