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Glucocorticoids

"Glucocorticoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS that affect carbohydrate metabolism (GLUCONEOGENESIS, liver glycogen deposition, elevation of BLOOD SUGAR), inhibit ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secretion, and possess pronounced anti-inflammatory activity. They also play a role in fat and protein metabolism, maintenance of arterial blood pressure, alteration of the connective tissue response to injury, reduction in the number of circulating lymphocytes, and functioning of the central nervous system.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glucocorticoids" by people in this website by year, and whether "Glucocorticoids" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 83 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2006
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