Chapter 9. Adrenocortical Steroids in Humans: Metabolism and Generalizations

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch.
  1. Ralph I. Dorfman Ph.D.,

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715208.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII

How to Cite

Dorfman, R. I. (1955) Adrenocortical Steroids in Humans: Metabolism and Generalizations, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Human Adrenal Cortex (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume VIII (ed G. E. W. Wolstenholme), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715208.ch9

Author Information

  1. Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Shrewbury, Mass

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1955

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714720

Online ISBN: 9780470715208

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Keywords:

  • neutral steroids;
  • human urine;
  • pregnancy;
  • tissue androgens

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Metabolic interrelationships between adrenal steroids and urinary metabolites

  • Nuclear substitution and metabolic reduction products of neutral steroid hormones

  • Hypotheses concerning adrenocortical hyperactivity

  • References

  • Discussion