FKBP5 Protein May Be Cortisol Activity Biomarker

FKBP5 Protein May Be Cortisol Activity Biomarker

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FKBP5 Protein May Be Cortisol Activity Biomarker

Measuring the levels of the RNA molecule that provides instructions to make a protein called FKBP5 could be useful for assessing cortisol activity in people with Cushing’s disease, a new study indicates. The study, “Evaluation of FKBP5 as a cortisol activity biomarker in patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome,” was published in the Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology. It was sponsored by Corcept Therapeutics, the company that markets Korlym (mifepristone), an approved medication for controlling…

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