corticotrophin corticotrophin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex

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  • Questcor short seller releases additional Acthar Gel lab data

    Citron Research reports on analysis  of Questcor's ( QCOR -0.8% ) Acthar. It alleges the product is not porcine deamidated corticotrophin, the amino acid sequence is different than the sequence described in the product's package insert and the actual concentration of deamidated corticotrophin is much lower than the claimed 80IU/ml. The FDA is reviewing the lab tests . 7 comments!
    on March 14, 2014     Source: Seeking Alpha

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