aromatization


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a·ro·ma·tize

 (ə-rō′mə-tīz′)
tr.v. a·ro·ma·tized, a·ro·ma·tiz·ing, a·ro·ma·tiz·es
1. To make aromatic or fragrant: swirled the wine to aromatize it.
2. Chemistry To subject to a reaction that converts a substance into an aromatic compound.

a·ro′ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Most estrogen in men is produced through the aromatization (conversion) of testosterone to estrogen in the body.
Estrogen levels elevate due to the peripheral aromatization of androstenedione.
Aromatase inhibitors suppress estrogen production in both ovaries and the brain by inhibiting aromatization which releases the hypothalamic/ pituitary axis of estrogenic negative feedback that increases gonadotropin secretion, resulting in stimulation of ovarian follicles.
The second step of degradation, 370-600[degrees]C with the maximum at 412[degrees]C, is characteristic to AN aromatization and graphitization [59-61], The template-containing pearls, S-MIP-AN:AA-90:10, have the first thermal event around 100[degrees]C, with a maximum speed of degradation at 124[degrees]C, when sclareol from pearls is decomposing.
Taken together, the steroidogenic profile of our co-culture model--given the lack of quantifiable testosterone production but great production of DHEA and, to a lesser extent, androstenedione--indicates that estradiol is produced mainly via the aromatization of androstenedione to estrone and its subsequent rapid conversion to estradiol by 17[beta]-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (HSD17B1).
Originating mainly from the aromatization and condensation of organic matter in spent shale, the content of [H.
Whereas the androgens testosterone (T) and dihydrotestosterone exert dominant influence on male reproductive physiology and pathology, aromatization of T to [E.
It is believed that high levels of circulating estrogen created by adipose tissue convert androstenedione to estrone, and there is aromatization of androgens.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's petrochemical plants will no longer need to use foreign aromatization catalyst as the country is growing self-sufficient in its production.
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In another cohort, 202 men were randomly assigned to receive these same doses of topical testosterone plus 1 mg daily of anastrozole to block the aromatization of testosterone to estrogen.
Chemists and materials scientists explore synthesizing aromatic compounds with aromatization reactions mediated by transition metals, as an alternative to the conventional route of substitution reactions of the aromatic nucleus.