Inhibition of Dexamethasone Suppression of ACTH Secretion in vivo By Actinomycin D

Norman Fleischer, Harold Battarbee

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Actinomycin D inhibited the capacity of dexamethasone to suppress pituitary ACTH secretion in vivo in normal and adrenalectomized rats. While a definitive explanation for such results awaits further elucidation, the results are consistent with the hypothesis that dexamethasone inhibits ACTH secretion by a mechanism that involves RNA synthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)922-925
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1967
Externally publishedYes


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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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