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Activity of Corticosteron in the Glucose Test in Rats

Nature volume 139, page 331 (20 February 1937) | Download Citation

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EIGHT days after extirpation of both adrenals, adult rats die in about 5 hours if fed with 2·5 gm. glucose (5 c.c. of 50 per cent solution)1. This test can be used to titrate adrenal cortical hormone both quickly and accurately.

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  1. Technical High School, Zurich.

    • T. REICHSTEIN
  2. University, Basel.

    • F. VERZÁR
    •  & L. LASZT

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