Estrogen Inhibition of Corticoid Hypertension in Chickens
J. STAMLER, P. JOHNSON, A. ELLIS
Circulation. 1954;10:896-901Originally published December 1, 1954
Estrogens tend to lower the blood pressure of cockerels. Estrogen-treated cockerels and estrogen-secreting hens are immune to the chronic pressor effects of desoxycorticosterone acetate (DCA) and cortisone.
- © 1954 American Heart Association, Inc.