Chapter 24. Chapter 24. Gonadal Steroids

  1. ASBMR
  1. Katrien Venken,
  2. Steven Boonen,
  3. Roger Bouillon and
  4. Dirk Vanderschueren

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch24

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 24. Gonadal Steroids, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • sex steroid receptors;
  • androgens;
  • estrogens;
  • progesterone;
  • androgen receptor;
  • estrogen receptor α;
  • estrogen receptor β;
  • progesterone receptor;
  • genomic sex steroid action;
  • nongenomic sex steroid action;
  • osteoporosis;
  • periosteum;
  • endosteum;
  • trabecular bone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Metabolism of Gonadal Steroids

  • Receptors, Genomic, and Nongenomic Effects of Gonadal Steroids

  • Biological Effects of Sex Steroids

  • Effects of Sex Steroids on Bone Growth

  • Bone Mineral Maintenance