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corticosteroid

[¦kȯrd·ə‚kō′stir‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
Any steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex of vertebrates.
Any steroid with properties of an adrenal cortex steroid.
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Blockade of CRF receptors at the pituitary has been shown to decrease the release of ACTH, which in turn decreases the production of adrenal steroids including androgens, and potentially the symptoms associated with classic CAH.
Data in Table 3 illustrates the adrenal recovery pattern in a chronically ill 71-yr-old woman with abnormal urinary excretion of adrenal steroids.
Arthur Schwarz, a professor at Temple University and a world leader in the field of adrenal steroids.
METHODS: We developed a deterministic model that describes the biosynthetic pathways for the conversion of cholesterol to adrenal steroids and the kinetics for enzyme inhibition by metryrapone (MET), a model EAC.
I have dedicated my career to studying the effects of adrenal steroids and their metabolites on the immune system and host resistance.
is developing a proprietary new class of small molecule compounds that are metabolites or synthetic analogs of adrenal steroid hormones.
Various adrenal steroids have been measured as markers of control, but the 3 most commonly used are 17OHP, androstenedione, and testosterone.
Formation of the granule cells of the dentate gyrus, in particular, is closely linked to adrenal steroids (51).
HRPC cells appear to be able to utilize other endogenously produced adrenal steroids as tumor growth factors.
Sixty years after Kendall, Hench, and Reichstein were awarded the Nobel Prize for their groundbreaking research of adrenal steroids, cortisone and other structurally related synthetic analogs remain among the most widely prescribed medications, and steroid endocrinology remains an active area of research.
Nasdaq: HEPH) today announced that it has obtained an exclusive worldwide sublicense to three additional issued patents in the area of adrenal steroids from Aeson Therapeutics, Inc.