The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 1 / 2012 / 13-20

Glucocorticoid hormones: from adaptation processes to northern ecology factors up to metabolic disturbances at diabetes

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The role of glucocorticoid hormones in the processes of organism adaptation to the Northern environmental factors has been revealed. The assumption on its dysadaptive role in metabolic disturbances forming at long-term stress-factors action has been validated. The problems of glucocorticoid hormones participate in diabetes development have been discussed.

Key words

adaptation, glucocorticoids, diabetes, adrenals, stress
About Authors (Correspondence):

Selyatitskaya V.G. – doctor of biological sciences, professor, head of the laboratory for endocrinology, deputy director on scientific work

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Received: 10/02/2015