deoxycorticosterone


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de·ox·y·cor·ti·cos·ter·one

 (dē-ŏk′sē-kôr′tĭ-kŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A steroid hormone, C21H30O3, secreted by the adrenal cortex or produced synthetically and formerly used to treat adrenal insufficiency.

deoxycorticosterone

(diːˌɒksɪˌkɔːtɪkəʊˈstɪərəʊn) or

deoxycortone

n
(Biochemistry) a corticosteroid hormone important in maintaining sodium and water balance in the body

de•ox•y•cor•ti•cos•ter•one

(diˌɒk sɪˌkɔr tɪˈkɒs təˌroʊn, -ˌkoʊ stəˈroʊn)

n.
a steroid hormone, C21H30O3, secreted by the adrenal cortex, related to corticosterone, and involved in water and electrolyte balance.
Translations

de·ox·y·cor·ti·co·ster·one

n. desoxicorticosterona, hormona producida en la corteza de las glándulas suprarrenales de efecto marcado en el metabolismo del agua y los electrólitos.
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Long-term inhibition of xanthine oxidase by febuxostat does not decrease blood pressure in deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA)-salt hypertensive rats.
20) They also demonstrated C11-hydroxylation of deoxycorticosterone in bovine adrenal mitochondrial fraction.
Deficiency of the enzyme results in excessive levels of 11- deoxycorticosterone and Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) causing hypertension and virilization in females and precocious puberty in males.
These compounds in turn are converted to Deoxycorticosterone (precursor of aldosterone) and 11 deoxycorisol through the action of 21 (alpha) hydroxylase [21 (alpha) OHD] Final conversion of each of these precursors to Corticosterone and cortisol respectively is mediated through 11 (beta) Hydroxylase [11 (beta) OHD].
Sodium-, potassium-, chloride-, and bicarbonate-related effects on blood pressure and electrolyte homeostasis in deoxycorticosterone acetate-treated rats.
Among the neuroactive steroids, compounds 3[alpha],5[alpha]-THDOC and 3[alpha],5[alpha]-THP, or allopregnanolone, which are the 3[alpha],5[alpha]-reduced metabolites of deoxycorticosterone and progesterone, respectively, are the most potent positive modulators of GAB[A.
The present study aimed to investigate the cardioprotective effect of ALI on the deoxycorticosterone (DOCA) induced myocardial fibrosis and its potential mechanism in a rat model.
Effects of sesamin on aortic oxidative stress and endothelial dysfunction in deoxycorticosterone acetate-salt hypertensive rats.
2008) suggest that milt fluidity is controlled by linked action of 17 alpha, 20 betadihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one and 11 deoxycorticosterone.
They focus on common problems and primary hypertension and cover aspects such as hypertension, pregnancy, and the pill; renal parenchymal hypertension; and hypertension induced by cortisol or deoxycorticosterone.