Chapter 4. Studies of the Inter-Relationship Between the Adrenal Cortex and Ascorbic Acid Metabolism

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Margaret P. Cameron M.A., A.B.L.S.
  1. F. T. G. Prunty MA., M.D., F.R.c.P.,
  2. Barbara E. Clayton M.D., Ph.D.,
  3. R. R. McSwiney M.B., B.s. and
  4. Ivor H. Mills M.B., B. Chir., M.R.C.P., Ph.D.

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715215.ch4

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

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

How to Cite

Prunty, F. T. G., Clayton, B. E., McSwiney, R. R. and Mills, I. H. (1955) Studies of the Inter-Relationship Between the Adrenal Cortex and Ascorbic Acid Metabolism, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book II of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. P. Cameron), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715215.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical Pathology St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School, London.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714737

Online ISBN: 9780470715215

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Keywords:

  • adrenal activity;
  • glucocorticoid production;
  • hormone;
  • excretion;
  • 17-ketosteroid

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Effect of Scurvy on Adrenal Cortical Function

  • Adrenal Cortical Reserve in Scurvy

  • Effect of Adrenal Hormones on Scurvy

  • Effects of ACTH and Cortisone on Ascorbic Acid Metabolism

  • References

  • Discussion