pregnanediol


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pregnanediol

 [preg″nān-di´ol]
a crystalline, biologically inactive end product of progesterone metabolism, found especially in the urine of pregnant women and during the premenstrual and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle.

preg·nane·di·ol

(preg'nān-dī'ol),
Chief steroid metabolite of progesterone that is biologically inactive and occurs as pregnanediol glucuronate in the urine.

pregnanediol

/preg·nane·di·ol/ (preg″nān-di´ol) a crystalline, biologically inactive dihydroxy derivative of pregnane, formed by reduction of progesterone and found especially in urine of pregnant women.

pregnanediol

[pregnān′dē·ol]
a crystalline, biologically inactive compound in the urine of women during pregnancy or during the secretory phase of the menstrual cycle. A dihydroxy derivative of the saturated steroid pregnane, pregnanediol is the end product of metabolism of progesterone in the urine.

preg·nane·di·ol

(preg'nān-dī'ol)
The chief steroid metabolite of progesterone; it is biologically inactive and occurs as pregnanediol glucuronate in the urine.
Compare: bioregulator

pregnanediol

a crystalline, biologically inactive dihydroxy derivative of pregnane, formed by reduction of progesterone and found especially in urine of pregnant women.
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It is not at all unusual to see pregnanediol values for a woman in her mid-late forties well down below the luteal range.
Direct radioimmunoassay of urinary estrogen and pregnanediol glucuronides during the menstrual cycle.
Indices of ovulation: comparison of plasma and salivary levels of progesterone with urinary pregnanediol.
Steroid Cross-reactivity of monoclonal antibody Quidel 330, % Pregnanediol 3-glucuronide 100 2[alpha]-Hydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one 119 20[beta]-Hydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one 2.
Does creatinine adjustment of urinary pregnanediol glucuronide reduce or introduce measurement error?
conceptive) menstrual cycles in ovulatory women: lower preovulatory luteinizing hormone (LH) and mid-luteal phase pregnanediol 3-glucuronide (Pd3G) and estrone 3-glucuronide, and higher follide phase Pd3G.
Daily first morning urine samples were analyzed for the presence of four key urinary endocrine markers that have been associated with nonconceptive menstrual cycles: lower preovulatory luteinizing hormone (LH), lower midluteal-phase pregnanediol 3-glucuronide and estrone 3-glucuronide, and higher follicle-phase pregnanediol 3-glucuronide.

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