Medline ® Abstract for Reference 13
of 'Measurement of cortisol in serum and saliva'
Human corticosteroid binding globulin.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1981;14(2):193.
The literature on corticosteroid binding globulin (transcortin) in the human is reviewed under the following headings: physicochemical properties, biosynthesis, measurement, and physiological, pharmacological and pathological variations with particular emphasis of the effects of pregnancy and oral contraceptives. Finally, the physiological implications of corticosteroid binding globulin are discussed.