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Unformatted text preview: ies. The Steroid Hormones Steroid hormones are naturally synthesized from cholesterol. Control female and male reproduction. Endocrine disruption – deleterious effect of a foreign substance that mimics or blocks the action of the natural hormone. Actions of Hormones and their Mimics Functions of Testosterone in Males Stimulate spermatogenesis in the testicles. Stimulate development of secondary sexual characteristics (muscle mass, hair growth, deep voice). Stimulate development of support organs (prostate, seminal vesicles, cowpers glands). Stimulate c...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ETX etx10 taught by Professor Rontjeerderma during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '09