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Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
picograms per milliliter (pg/ml)
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is a polypeptide tropic hormone produced by
and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland. ACTH is an important component of
the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and is often produced in response to
biological stress (
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No experiments found.
Associated MP Terms
MP:0003966 - abnormal adrenocorticotropin level
MP:0005128 - decreased adrenocorticotropin level
MP:0005129 - increased adrenocorticotropin level
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