Chapter 14. The Possible Rôle of Electrocortin in Normal Human Metabolism

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch.
  1. Sylvia A. Simpson B.Sc. and
  2. J. F. Tait Ph.D.

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715208.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

How to Cite

Simpson, S. A. and Tait, J. F. (1955) The Possible Rôle of Electrocortin in Normal Human Metabolism, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII (ed G. E. W. Wolstenholme), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715208.ch14

Author Information

  1. Middlesex Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1955

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714720

Online ISBN: 9780470715208

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Keywords:

  • ectrocortin;
  • crystalline;
  • adrenal gland;
  • sodium-retaining activity;
  • peripheral blood

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Determination of Electrocortin and Hydrocortisone in Normal Human Peripheral Blood

  • Preliminary studies on crude blood extracts

  • Column fractionation of extracts of pooled blood

  • Recovery experiments

  • Estimation of hydrocortisone in human peripheral blood

  • Levels of hydrocortisone and electrocortin in human peripheral blood

  • The Possible Rô1e of Electrocortin in the Prevention of Symptoms of Adrenal Insufficiency in Man

  • The Rô1e of Electrocortin in the Regulation of Mineral Metabolism in the Normal Human

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion