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Introduction: 17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone

Description of 17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone

17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone: A 21-carbon steroid that is converted from PREGNENOLONE by STEROID 17-ALPHA-HYDROXYLASE. It is an intermediate in the delta-5 pathway of biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and the adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of 17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone

The following list attempts to classify 17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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