ADRENAL STEROID HORMONES Steroid Hormones

  • Published 2012
 C-21 steroids: those which have a two carbon side chain at position 17 of the D-ring and contain total 21 carbon atoms.  C-19 steroids: Those which have on 02 atom or OH group at position 17 and contain 19 carbon atoms. Most of the C19 steroids have oxygen atom at position 17 and are therefore called as 17oxosteroids (17-ketosteroids).  Note: The C-21… (More)