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Vial - Corticotrophin, ACTH, 1 Unit, 1961 Object Reg. No: HT 3385

Not original pack. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulates the adrenal cortex. More specifically, it stimulates secretion of glucocorticoids such as cortisol. This pack may have been used as a standard.
Box with vial
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.00 cm (Width), 6.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hormones
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Pharmacy
Tertiary Classification: pharmaceuticals
Inscriptions: Text on label: International Standard for/CORTICOTROPHIN (A.C.T.H.)/0.88 MGM. = 1 International Unit/Contents approx. mgm./Held for the World Health Organisation at the/National Institute for Medical Research,/Mill Hill, London, N.W.7.
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 1961

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