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prohormone

[′prō‚hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of a hormone.
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The surge in positive tests for nandrolone also coincided with the spike in pro-hormone use after St.
Hectorol, the first synthetic vitamin D pro-hormone to be marketed in the U.
Cytochroma's CTAP101 is a First-in-Class (FIC), vitamin D pro-hormone, which is hoped will enable the effective control of elevated PTH levels and correction of underlying vitamin D insufficiency in CKD stage 3 and 4 patients.
The Textbook of Bio-Identical Hormones opens with an important discussion of the often overlooked yet critically important pro-hormone, vitamin D.
Hectorol is a Vitamin D pro-hormone which is metabolized by the body into two, naturally-occurring active D-hormones.
Hectorol(R) is a Vitamin D pro-hormone which is metabolized by the body into two naturally occurring active D-hormones.
Hectorol is the first synthetic vitamin D pro-hormone to be marketed in the U.
Hectorol(TM) (doxercalciferol) is the first synthetic vitamin D pro-hormone to be marketed in the U.
The bioconversion of these pro-hormones to more potent estradiol is dependent on the estrogen-metabolizing enzymes noted previously, the dose of estrogen, and the route of administration.
Prior to their ban, pro-hormones grew 35% in 2003, leading one to believe sports supplement sales overall would be significantly higher if pro-hormones were still on the market.