In vitro effects of acth on pigeon crop-sac epithelium.

Academic Article

Abstract

  • ACTH in vitro produces non-specific crop-sac epithelium response. Crop-sac maintained in 10 IU.ACTH in isologous serum at 37 degrees C for 6 hrs. showed an increase of 105 +/- 0.95 mg for 12 hrs. 115 +/- 1.13 mg, for 18 hr. 125 +/- 0.95 mg. and for 24 hrs. 145 +/- 2.31 mg. The results were analyzed statistically by ANOVA technique. A significant rise in mean weight. In ACTH treated crop-sac, indicates a time related relationship (P < 0.01, ANOVA, Table 2). Thus present data indicates that there is a correlation between the epithelial response and initiation of ACTH present in the serum.
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    Author List

  • Ahmed M; Mahmood I; Hasan R; Javaid A; Naim T; Fatima H; Ahmed M
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  • 19
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  • 23
  • Volume

  • 14
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  • 1