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Introduction: 5-alpha-Dihydroprogesterone

Description of 5-alpha-Dihydroprogesterone

5-alpha-Dihydroprogesterone: A biologically active 5-alpha-reduced metabolite of plasma PROGESTERONE. It is the immediate precursor of 5-alpha-pregnan-3-alpha-ol-20-one (ALLOPREGNANOLONE), a neuroactive steroid that binds with GABA(A) RECEPTOR.
Source: MeSH 2007

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