Progesterone function: molecular and biochemical aspects

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Statementpapers by Judith Ramaley [and others]
ContributionsRamaley, Judith A., 1941-
LC ClassificationsQP801.H7 P72
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
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Open LibraryOL5290148M
ISBN 100842270450
LC Control Number72010061

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Progesterone (P4) is an endogenous steroid and progestogen sex hormone involved in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and embryogenesis of humans and other species. It belongs to a group of steroid hormones called the progestogens, and is the major progestogen in the body.

Progesterone has a variety of important functions in the body. It is also a crucial metabolic intermediate in the production Chemical formula: C₂₁H₃₀O₂.

Progesterone is a Csteroid hormone in which a pregnane skeleton carries oxo substituents at positions 3 and 20 and is unsaturated at C(4)-C(5). As a hormone, it is involved in the female menstrual cycle, pregnancy and embryogenesis of humans and other species.

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