sterone

sterone

[′sti‚rōn]
(biochemistry)
A ketone derived from a steroid.
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Comparisons of 24 h 17-OH cortisol and free cortico- sterone in urine between 14 depressed cases with prior suicidal behavior and 15 depressed controls without prior suicidal behavior before and after 6 weeks of treatment with paroxetine (mean [sd]) Before After treatment treatment F p 24 h 17-OH cortisol (umol/L) Cases 98.
However, an enzyme called 11-[Beta] hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 is expressed in traditional aldo- sterone target tissues and vascular smooth muscle cells that convert cortisol to cortisone.