transcortin

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transcortin

 [trans″kor-tin]
an α-globulin that binds and transports biologically active, unconjugated cortisol in plasma.

trans·cor·tin

(tranz-kōr'tin),
An α2-globulin in blood that binds cortisol and corticosterone; the principal corticosteroid-binding protein in the plasma.

transcortin

/trans·cor·tin/ (-kor´tin) an α-globulin that binds and transports biologically active, unconjugated cortisol in plasma.

transcortin

[-kôr′tin]
a diglobulin protein that binds a majority of cortisol in the plasma. Also called corticosteroid-binding globulin.

SERPINA6

A gene on chromosome 14q32.1 that encodes an alpha-globulin with corticosteroid-binding properties, which is the major transport protein for glucocorticoids and progestins in most vertebrates. SERPINA6 localises to a chromosomal region containing several closely related serine protease inhibitors, and may have evolved by duplication events.

trans·cor·tin

(trans-kōr'tin)
An α2-globulin in blood that binds cortisol and corticosterone; the principal corticosteroid-binding protein in the plasma.
Synonym(s): corticosteroid-binding globulin.

transcortin

an α-globulin that binds and transports biologically active, unconjugated cortisol in plasma.
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It is also used to measure sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and, less commonly, cortisol binding globulin (CBG).
3) Some women may not show signs of Cushing's syndrome despite increased cortisol levels because they may have increased cortisol binding globulin (CBG) levels or decreased sensitivity to cortisol.