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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Several workers (Greenspan et al., 1950; Reinhardt and Li, 1951; Stack-Dunne and Young, 1951) have reported a lack of correlation between the eosinopenic, adrenal ascorbic acid lowering activity, and maintenance of adrenal weights with various adrenocorticotrophic preparations. Reinhardt et al. (1951) have critically evaluated assay methods for adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) and cautioned that differences in rate of absorption, variations in route of administration and dose-time-response relationships may influence the results obtained with different testing procedures. The study reported here was conducted under standardized conditions to determine whether the route of administration would influence the eosinopenic and adrenal ascorbic acid depleting properties of two ACTH preparations.

Publication Date

1956

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

63

Issue

1

First Page

693

Last Page

696

Copyright

© Copyright 1956 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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