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Obesity and Hyperphagia With Increased Defective ACTH: A Novel POMC Variant.
https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgac342
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; van der Valk ES, Kleinendorst L et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Patients with pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) defects generally present with early-onset obesity, hyperphagia, hypopigmentation and adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) deficiency. Rodent models suggest that adequate cleavage of ACTH to α-melanocortin-stimulati...

Evidence for Neuropeptide W Acting as a Physiological Corticotropin-releasing Inhibitor...
https://doi.org/10.1210/endocr/bqac073
Endocrinology Liu M, Bu G et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - In vertebrates, adrenocorticotropin (ACTH), released by the pituitary gland, is a critical part of the stress axis and stress response. Generally, the biosynthesis and secretion of ACTH are controlled by both hypothalamic stimulatory factors and i...

Integrative Clinical, Radiological, and Molecular Analysis for Predicting Remission and...
https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgac172
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Moreno-Moreno P, Ibáñez-Costa A et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2022 - Adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)-secreting pituitary tumors (ACTHomas) are associated with severe comorbidities and increased mortality. Current treatments mainly focus on remission and prevention of persistent disease and recurrence. However, there are...

Determining the effectiveness of using dermal swabs to evaluate the stress physiology o...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2021.113903
General and Comparative Endocrinology; Chancellor S, Abbo L et. al.

Sep 17th, 2021 - To better comprehend the physiology of cephalopods, we used a minimal invasive technique of skin mucus swabs to measure immunoreactive corticosteroids in three cephalopod species commonly kept in captivity and promoted as new model organisms: Eupr...

Primary Adrenal Insufficiency Due to Bilateral Adrenal Infarction in COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgab557
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Machado IFR, Menezes IQ et. al.

Sep 1st, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a proinflammatory and prothrombotic condition, but its impact on adrenal function has not been adequately evaluated. A 46-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, hypotension, and skin hyperpigmentation ...

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