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1. Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)
A peptide hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland . It stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoid hormones, which help cells synthesize glucose , catabolize proteins , mobilize free fatty acid s, and inhibit inflammation in allergic responses.