Steroids as Hormones

Steroids and their metabolites often function as signaling molecules, for e.g. steroid hormone. Other major function includes its role in Inflammation, Steroids Metabolism, Insulin resistance, Signal Transduction, Vitamin Dand Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity." Anabolic steroids” is the familiar name for synthetic variants of the male sex hormone testosterone. Anabolic androgenic steroid use among weightlifters and bodybuilders continues and by all accounts, there are no signs of it stopping in athletics any time soon.

The steroid hormones includes the sex hormones that influence sex differences and support reproduction-androgens,  estrogens, and progesterone, the corticosteroids  including glucocorticoids that regulate many aspects of metabolism and immune function, and the mineralocorticoids that help maintain blood volume and control renal excretion of electrolytes; and the anabolic steroids that interact with androgen receptors to increase muscle and bone synthesis.

  • Corticosteroids
  • Neurosteroids
  • Anabolic Androgenic Steroids
  • Steroids Activity
  • Steroids Doping in Sports

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