Angiotensin II: Its Effects on Corticoid Production by Chicken Adrenals in vitro

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Science  27 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3587, pp. 1284
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3587.1284


Mammalian angiotensin II, added to the incubation medium, failed to increase corticoid production by chicken adrenal tissue in vitro. Mammalian corticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulated both aldosterone and corticosterone production.