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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 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 previewSteroid–Cell Interactions (2014)

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

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

Google previewFish Physiology: Euryhaline Fishes (2013)

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

11-Deoxycorticosterone is a potent agonist ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

C=O CH3 CH3 11-deoxycorticosterone deoxypyridoxine. Mol. Wt. 154. An antivitamin (antimetabolite). A compound similar in structure to pyridoxine that is antagonistic to the action of pyridoxine (vitamin B.). CH3 Ho-2 ...

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 Mosby

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Cholesterol Pregnenolone Progesterone 11-Deoxycorticosterone Corticosterone Cortisol Aldosterone Figure 6 The biosynthetic pathway of steroid hormones.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise (2008)

by William J. Kraemer, A. D. Rogol

Dehydrogenase Dehydrogenase 11-Deoxycorticosterone 11- Deoxycortisol l Testosterone — (Aromatase) —> Estradiol Fig. 2.1 Biosynthetic pathways of ...

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

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