corticosteroid hormones


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corticosteroid hormones

Natural steroid hormones secreted by the cortex of the adrenal glands. These are cortisol, corticosterone, aldosterone and androsterone.
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The hormone is the only one the researchers have found so far in the lamprey and Li said the researchers are hypothesizing that it may be the only corticosteroid hormone in the lamprey.
Theorists suggested that high concentrations of corticosteroid hormones keep the tiny males, without much fat, on the go during the food-poor winter mating season.
The mainstay of lupus treatment involves the use of corticosteroid hormones, such as prednisone (Deltasone), hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone (Medrol), and dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol).

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