Glucocorticoids (GCs) are a class of corticosteroids, which are a class of steroid
hormones. Glucocorticoids are corticosteroids that bind to the glucocorticoid ...
Glucocorticoids are one of the corticosteroids (adrenal cortical steroids) released
from the adrenal gland. The physiological stimulus for glucocorticoid release is ...
Apr 1, 2012 ... In response to signals from a brain region called the hypothalamus, the adrenal
glands secrete glucocorticoids, hormones that produce an ...
Anti-inflammatory actions of glucocorticoids: molecular mechanisms. Barnes PJ.
1. Glucocorticoids are widely used for the suppression of inflammation in ...
Glucocorticoid, any steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal gland and
known particularly for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive actions.
Jun 29, 2010 ... Drug Summary: Glucocorticoids are powerful anti-inflammatory compounds that
have the ability to inhibit all stages of the inflammatory ...
Physiological functions of glucocorticoids in stress and their relation to
pharmacological actions. Munck A, Guyre PM, Holbrook NJ. Almost any kind of
threat to ...
Dec 11, 2015 ... Because glucocorticoids are immunosuppressive, take care to determine
whether latent infections, such as mycobacterial disease, are present ...
Glucocorticoids are also known as corticosteroids, or just steroids. They are
synthetic products which mimic cortisol, the body's naturally occurring
Aug 21, 2014 ... Glucocorticoids (corticosteroids) have inhibitory effects on a broad range of
specific immune responses mediated by T cells and B cells, as well ...