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dihydrotestosterone

 (DHT) [di-hi″dro-tes-tos´tĕ-rōn]
an androgenic hormone formed in peripheral tissue from testosterone; thought to be the androgen responsible for development of the male primary sex characters during embryogenesis and of male secondary sex characters at puberty, and for adult male sexual function.

DHT

dihydrotestosterone.

DHT

abbr.
1. dihydrotachysterol
2. dihydrotestosterone

DHT

abbreviation for dihydrotestosterone.

DHT

Abbreviation for:
dihydrotestosterone
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DHT

Dihydrotestosterone, see there.

DHT

Abbreviation for dihydrotestosterone.
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When balancing male hormones, consider ordering a comprehensive 24-hr urine profile and a serum profile that includes DHT and 3[beta]-adiol.
Although the analytical performance of the DHT assay has improved considerably with the migration from immunoassay-based to mass spectrometry-based technology (29), comprehensive study on the T/DHT reference values in different age-, sex-, and ethnic-specific groups is lacking.
The testosterone [right arrow] DHT [right arrow] 3 [beta] -Adiol metabolic pathway is very similar in its pro-and anticancer effects to the estrogen metabolic pathway estrone (E1) [right arrow] 16 [alpha] -hydroxyestrone (16 [alpha] -OHE1) [right arrow] estriol (E3).
The DHT unit is designed to process the LGO straight run from both refineries.
Separation of radiolabeled thymine from radiolabeled DHT was performed isocratically [50 mmol/L Na[H.
Followed by this, the total number of VLCCs that DHT has on order at HHI amounts to six.
This result is not consistent with previous reports (3,10) of increased DHT in plasma and tissue from patients with BPH, but it provides experimental support for the importance of biologically active free DHT as the main endocrine factor responsible for the etiology of BPH (1,10).
Though both hormones, known as androgens, can induce prostate cells to divide, DHT is the more potent of the two.
DHT s net proceeds would likely be around $217 million following the payment of placement agent fees.