dehydroepiandrosterone

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dehydroepiandrosterone

[dē¦hī·drō·e‚pē·ən′dräs·tə ‚rōn]
(organic chemistry)
C19H28O2 Dimorphous crystals with a melting point of 140-141°C, or leaflet crystals with a melting point of 152-153°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and ether; used as an androgen.
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Betaestradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate protect against N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced neurotoxicity in rat hippocampal neurons by different mechanisms.
Agerelated decline in salivary dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and associated health risks among African Americans.
Changes in basal plasma testosterone, cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in previously untrained males and females preparing for a marathon.
Elevated dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels as the reproductive phenotype in the brothers of women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Divergent correlations of circulating dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and testosterone with insulin levels and insulin receptor binding.
Nair and associates recruited 120 men and women (mean age, 69 and 70 years, respectively) with low dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels, defined as concentrations below the 15th percentile for normal young adults.
A serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA) level below the aged-adjusted 10th percentile is a better marker for tow sexual desire and function, but the majority of women with a low DHEA level do not have sexual dysfunction.
These samples were analyzed for follicle-stimulating hormone, leuteinizing hormone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), and testosterone.
Evidence for an association between dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and nonfatal, premature myocardial infarction in males.
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) is the most plentiful adrenal steroid in human circulation, but scientists know very little about its function.
Endocrine examinations showed increased plasma testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, significantly decreased follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, with other biochemical parameters being basically normal.