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Steroid hormone


noun, plural: steroid hormones

Steroid that acts as hormone.


Steroid hormones may be:

See also: steroid, hormone

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Extracting Steroid hormones

... wondering when people trying to find the concentration of a particular steroid hormone in blood serum for example, why do they extract them with organic solvents like benzene ...

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by DerHaus
Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:11 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Extracting Steroid hormones
Replies: 1
Views: 1288


Sorry, I forgot to mention that in my class we havent covered hormones at all. We briefly covered steriods but only as a type of fat and ... on myself than it really is... Ok, it's a start. You are right that steroids are lipids, or, more precisely, lipid-soluble, which means they can ...

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by mamoru
Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Steroid hormones
Replies: 4
Views: 2512

Steroid hormones

... some assisstance here. Describe how a cell would produce and secrete a steroid hormone. Name and describe the functions of at least four cell structures that are involved. ...

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by 699133
Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Steroid hormones
Replies: 4
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Question about hormone tranport

... the target tissue, then it is the circulatory system which transports hormones around the body. If you mean from the inside of the cells in which they are produced, then it would be diffusion through the membrane for steroid hormones and transport vesicles and exocytosis for peptide hormones. ...

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by mamoru
Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about hormone tranport
Replies: 6
Views: 3314

Could you help me out with these questions?

1- Patients receiving steroid hormone frequently retain large amounts of water. Why? 2- Fow a few seconds after riding the express elevator ...

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by cetinkaya
Mon Dec 15, 2008 5:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Could you help me out with these questions?
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Views: 2290
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