dihydrotestosterone


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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.

dihydrotestosterone

(dī-hī′drō-tĕs-tŏs′tə-rōn′)
n. Abbr. DHT
An androgen that is produced from testosterone in the body and is important in the formation of the male reproductive organs and in the development of male secondary sex characteristics.

dihydrotestosterone

Dehydrotestosterone Physiology A potent C19 androgen produced from testosterone, which is the predominant androgen in skin, prostate, seminal vesicles, epididymis ↑ in Hirsutism, polycystic ovary syndrome, ↑ 5-alpha reductase activity ↓ in Hypogonadism, ↓ 5-alpha reductase activity due to drug interactions
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ADTS: androsterone sulfate; DHTS: dihydrotestosterone sulfate; PC: phosphatidylcholine; PE: phosphatidylethanolamine; LysoPC: lysophosphatidylcholine.
In this study, the relationships between a series of 7[alpha]-substituted dihydrotestosterone derivatives and corresponding antiandrogen activities were explored.
Inhibition of 5alpha-reductase in rat prostate reveals differential regulation of androgen-response gene expression by testosterone and dihydrotestosterone. Gene Expr 2001;9:183-94.
Figure 1 shows the correlation of macrophage counts and vascularity (y-axis) in fibrous tissue surrounding TCP ceramic implants loaded with testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, androstenedione, and control.
There have also been studies that have failed to show a correlation between serum testosterone levels and the development of BPH.(8) The treatment of BPH includes 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors, which prevent the reduction of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone in the prostate gland.
According to multiple sources, the group is also working with pharmaceutical company Kythera on a hair-loss prevention drug that uses the same nanocapsules to deliver an enzyme that breaks down dihydrotestosterone (also known as DEFT), which causes male pattern baldness.
La Testosterone se transforme en dihydrotestosterone (DHT) qui abrege la phase de croissance et provoque un amincissement du cheveu.
Considering the limited number of studies on the effects of carob seed extract on male reproductive activities, this study has made an attempt to investigate the probable effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of carob seed on the rate of FSH, LH, testosterone and dihydrotestosterone hormones and testis histological changes.
The steroid is relatively cheap and is an easy-to-detect drug, which like other anabolic steroids, is designed to mimic the effects of the male sex hormones testosterone and dihydrotestosterone.
Its oily berries contain essential fatty acids and plant sterols to help inhibit the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
A second group of mice was castrated at 10 weeks of age, allowed to recover for 10 days, treated with dihydrotestosterone (DHT) or placebo via a subdermal implant, and sacrificed 2 weeks later.
Viviscal Man contains a higher level of AminoMar C and also offers zinc and flaxseed to combat the effects of dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, which has been singled out as a cause of androgenetic alopecia, otherwise known as male pattern baldness.

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