corticosteroid

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Related to corticosteroid-binding globulin: Corticosteroid binding protein, Cortisol binding globulin

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We measured total plasma cortisol, maximum corticosteroid-binding capacity (MCBC--a measure of the corticosteroid-binding globulin [CBG] capacity), and plasma testosterone plus dihydrotestosterone by the radioimmunoassay as described in Boonstra and Singleton (1993).
Because the testosterone binding to corticosteroid-binding globulin (CBG) is not negligible, as emphasized by Nisula et al.
Transport of steroid hormones: interaction of 70 drugs with testosterone-binding globulin and corticosteroid-binding globulin in human plasma.
Moreover, steroids are readily removed from sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) or corticosteroid-binding globulin (CBG) in the organic solvent extraction step.

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