The Interplay between Estrogen and Fetal Adrenal Cortex

@inproceedings{Kaludjerovic2012TheIB,
  title={The Interplay between Estrogen and Fetal Adrenal Cortex},
  author={Jovana Kaludjerovic and Wendy E Ward},
  booktitle={Journal of nutrition and metabolism},
  year={2012}
}
Estrogen is a steroid hormone that regulates embryogenesis, cell proliferation and differentiation, organogenesis, the timing of parturition, and fetal imprinting by carrying chemical messages from glands to cells within tissues or organs in the body. During development, placenta is the primary source of estrogen production but estrogen can only be produced if the fetus or the mother supplies dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), the estrogen prohormone. Studies show that the fetal zone of the fetal… CONTINUE READING

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