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Definition of the noun 11-Deoxycorticosterone

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  1. [steroid hormone] The mineralocorticoid hormone desoxycorticosterone.


11-Deoxycorticosterone, or simply deoxycorticosterone, also known as 21-hydroxyprogesterone, is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland that possesses mineralocorticoid activity and acts as a precursor to aldosterone. It has no significant glucocorticoid activity. As its names indicate, 11-deoxycorticosterone can be understood as the 21-hydroxy- variant of progesterone or as the 11-deoxy- variant of corticosterone.

  • also known as Cortexone, DOC, Deoxycortone, Desoxycorticosterone, Desoxycortone, Doca, Kendall's desoxy compound B, Reichstein's substance Q, Deoxycorticosterone

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Google previewNuclear Receptors: From Structure to the Clinic (2015)

by Iain J. McEwan, PhD, Raj Kumar, PhD

11-deoxycorticosterone is a potentagonist of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) mineralocorticoid receptor. Endocrinology 146:47–55 Tan J-A, Hall SH, Hamil KG, Grossman G, Petrusz P, Liao J, ...

Google previewAdrenal in Toxicology (1996)

Target Organ and Modulator of Toxicity by Philip W. Harvey

suppresses aldosterone synthesis, increased production of the mineralocorticoid 11-deoxycorticosterone means that mineralocorticoid deficiency does not usually occur. Metyrapone has been used as a test for pituitary reserve, since its ...

Google previewSteroid–Cell Interactions (2014)

by R. J. B. King, W. I. P. Mainwaring

” Whereas 11-deoxycorticosterone is a reasonably potent mineralocorticoid, corticosterone is ...

Google previewSturkie's Avian Physiology (1999)

by G. Causey Whittow

then mediates a 21-hydroxylation step sequence converting progesterone to 11-deoxycorticosterone. As stated previously, 11-deoxycorticosterone is a significant secretory product of the avian adrenal gland.

Google previewFish Physiology: Euryhaline Fishes (2013)

by Stephen D. McCormick, Anthony Peter Farrell, Colin J. Brauner

11-Deoxycorticosterone is a potent agonist of ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

11-deoxycorticosterone. Des• ox•yn (des-ok0sen) trademark for preparations of methamphetamine hydrochloride. de•spe•ci•ate (de-spe0she-a ̄t) to undergo despeciation; to subject to (as by ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

11- dehydrocorticosterone, corticosterone, 11-deoxycorticosterone [cortexone, DOC], cortisone cortisol, 11-desoxycortisol aldosterone, androgen, progesterone, estradiol, and others).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

the recessive 11-β-hydroxylase deficiency have been located to human chromosome 8q21, and a defect of these is responsible for the accumulation of 11-deoxycorticosterone and consequently for hypertension, and other hormonal defects.

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Video shows what 11-deoxycorticosterone means. The mineralocorticoid hormone desoxycorticosterone.. 11-deoxycorticosterone Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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