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… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Neuroactive steroids are endogenous neuromodulators synthesised in the brain that rapidly alter neuronal excitability by binding… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Steroid hormones regulate diverse physiological functions such as reproduction, blood salt balance, maintenance of secondary… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Glucocorticoid (GC) is an adrenal steroid with diverse physiological effects. It undergoes a robust daily oscillation, which has… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The human cytochrome P450 (CYP) superfamily comprises 57 genes. These genes code for enzymes that can have a role in: metabolism… (More)
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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… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The risk of atherosclerosis, a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and death, is inversely related to plasma levels of high… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Repeated restraint stress of rats for 21 days causes atrophy of apical dendrites of hippocampal CA3c pyramidal neurons. This… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The reproductive development of alligators from a contaminated and a control lake in central Florida was examined. Lake Apopka is… (More)
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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… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
We established a continuous cell line, NCI-H295, from an invasive primary adrenocortical carcinoma. The cell line was established… (More)
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