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glucocorticoids

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  • n. Plural form of glucocorticoid.

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Examples

  • My project was to test a hypothesis of Richard Wurtman at MIT that cells of the adrenal medulla made epinephrine because they were bathed in high levels of glucocorticoids from the adrenal cortex and this induced the production of the enzyme that converted norepinephrine into epinephrine.

    Martin Chalfie - Autobiography

  • In the new study, researchers focussed on patients who had developed the condition after taking a group of drugs called glucocorticoids, which is used to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma.

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  • A class of steroid drugs called glucocorticoids, which is often used to beef up the underdeveloped lungs of premature infants, irreversibly damages brain cells in the cerebellums of baby mice - the area of the brain responsible for coordination and balance.

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  • Finally, they measured the level of stress hormones in their blood -- specifically, the hormones known as "glucocorticoids" -- and then "decapitated" (to use scientific parlance) the critters to see if new cells had sprouted in the dentate gyrus of their brains.

    Thea Singer: Stress Relief and More Brain Cells? The Secret Could Be in the Bedroom

  • (including methotrexate and at least one other DMARD, plus short-term glucocorticoids) as first-line treatment as soon as possible, ideally within three months of the onset of persistent synovitis

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  • The whale poop contained hormone-related chemicals, called glucocorticoids, mirroring stress levels that could change from one day to the next, or even within hours.

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  • Researchers collected fecal samples to measure levels of stress hormones called glucocorticoids.

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  • Professor Sapolsky, who first observed the damage caused by stress on animals in Kenya, has been studying hormones called glucocorticoids, which are part of the body's immune system and help fight cancer and inflammation.

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  • The body, however, also has another set of hormones known as glucocorticoids, which have the opposite effect to insulin.

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  • A review has described how stress hormones called glucocorticoids are associated with neurotoxicity during abstinence after withdrawal from alcohol dependence.

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