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Steroid biosynthesis

Known as: steroidogenesis, steroid synthesis, steroid formation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of steroids, compounds with a 1,2,cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene nucleus; includes… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Steroidogenesis entails processes by which cholesterol is converted to biologically active steroid hormones. Whereas most… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Therapy for advanced prostate cancer centers on suppressing systemic androgens and blocking activation of the androgen receptor… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Atrazine is the most commonly used herbicide in the U.S. and probably the world. It can be present at several parts per million… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The neurohypophysial peptide oxytocin (OT) and OT-like hormones facilitate reproduction in all vertebrates at several levels. The… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • A. Dunaif
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 654960
It is now clear that PCOS is often associated with profound insulin resistance as well as with defects in insulin secretion… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
  • A. Gougeon
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 45615508
I. Introduction IN THE adult ovary, folliculogenesis starts when follicles leave the pool of resting follicles (RF) to enter the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The reproductive development of alligators from a contaminated and a control lake in central Florida was examined. Lake Apopka is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The acute response of steroidogenic cells to trophic hormone stimulation is the mobilization of cholesterol from cellular stores… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Defensins are antimicrobial and cytotoxic peptides that contain 29-35 amino acid residues, including six invariant cysteines… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Cell surface adenosine receptors mediate either stimulation or inhibition of adenylate cyclase activity [ATP pyrophosphate-lyase… Expand
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