steroidogenesis


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steroidogenesis

 [stĕ-roi″do-jen´ĕ-sis]
production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.

ster·oi·do·gen·e·sis

(stēr-oy'dō-jen'ĕ-sis, ster'),
The formation of steroids; commonly refers to the biologic synthesis of steroid hormones, but not to the production of such compounds in a chemical laboratory.
[steroid + G. genesis, production]

steroidogenesis

/ste·roi·do·gen·e·sis/ (stĕ-roi″do-jen´ĕ-sis) production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.steroidogen´ic

steroidogenesis

(stĕ-roi′də-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, stĕr′-, stîr′oi-)
n.
Production of steroids by living organisms.

ste·roid′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

steroidogenesis

[stiroi′dōjen′əsis]
the biological synthesis of steroid hormones.

ster·oi·do·gen·e·sis

(ster-oy'dō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The formation of steroids; commonly referring to the biologic synthesis of steroid hormones, but not to the production of such compounds in a chemical laboratory.
[steroid + G. genesis, production]

steroidogenesis

production of steroids, as by the adrenal glands.
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Comparison of fathead minnow ovary explant and H295R cell-based steroidogenesis assays for identifying endocrine-active chemicals.
Phytoestrogens have been shown to affect ovarian steroidogenesis in females (Whitten et al.
Thus, we aimed to determine whether BPA exposure during adulthood could affect ovarian steroidogenesis and subsequently provoke pathophysiological changes in the ovary.
Steroid synthesis Assay E A T A E In vitro Receptor Both T1S Both T1S ToxCast NA NA binding and and phase I ToxCast ToxCast phase I phase I Transcriptional Both T1S ToxCast ToxCast NA NA activation and phase I phase I ToxCast phase I Steroidogenesis NA NA NA EDSP EDSP T1S T1S Aromatase NA NA NA NA Both T1S and ToxCast phase I In vivo Uterotrophic EDSP NA NA NA NA T1S Hershberger NA EDSP NA EDSP NA T1S T1S Pubertal male NA EDSP EDSP EDSP NA T1S T1S T1S Pubertal female EDSP NA EDSP NA EDSP T1S T1S T1S Fish EDSP EDSP NA EDSP EDSP T1S reproductive T1S T1S T1S screen Amphibian NA NA EDSP NA NA metamorphosis T1S Figure 1.
Furthermore, it has been reported that phytoestrogens including daidzein can modulate the endocrine system by altering the gene expression or activity of the enzymes involved in steroidogenesis (Hilscherova et al.
RESULTS: Consistent with the in utero response, phthalate exposure induced MNG formation in rat and mouse xenografts, but only rats exhibited suppressed steroidogenesis.
In conclusion, our results clearly demonstrated the protein expression of steroidogenesis, proliferation, and hypoxia-related proteins in the caprine CL throughout the estrous cycle.
The testis is an important target for PAHs, yet insufficient attention has been paid to their effects on steroidogenesis in Leydig cells.