Steroid hormone synthesis in pregnancy.

  title={Steroid hormone synthesis in pregnancy.},
  author={Caleb B. Kallen},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={795-816, x}
  • Caleb B. Kallen
  • Published 2004 in
    Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North…
The goal of this article is to summarize what is known about the pathways of steroid hormone synthesis and metabolism in human pregnancy. Emphasis is placed on the distinctions between steroidogenic pathways in adults and those that are operative during human pregnancy.