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Estradiol --> oestradiol

a hormone (272 D) synthesised mainly in the ovary, but also in the placenta, testis and possibly adrenal cortex. A potent oestrogen.

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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... levels & above normal plasma FSH levels. 8. Which of the following induces meiotic progress of a primary oocyte to a secondary oocyte? a. The estradiol surge during the second half of the follicular phase b. The midcycle surge of LH c. Fertilization d. The progesterone surge during the luteal ...

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Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
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Re: Endocrinology

It means the steroid cannot be converted to estradiol by aromatase.

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by aptitude
Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:15 am
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Topic: Endocrinology
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... for their role in the development of the secondary sexual characteristics of females. In mammals the most abundant (and most potent) estrogen is estradiol (a dialcohol: note the "-diol" suffix), followed by estrone (a ketone : note the -one suffix). As is true for the other steroid ...

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by chenhongxia
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:47 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Estrogen
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Re: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?

... it is known that the zygote produces interferon-gamma, which interferes with the PGF2 loop by blocking the genes which code for the receptors of estradiol and oxytocin; there is also suspected to be a protein which blocks PGF2 more directly. It doesn't say if hCG does the same job as interferon-gamma, ...

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Mon May 05, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

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by hayooota
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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