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Unformatted text preview: diol (female sex hormone) 11-Deoxycorticosterone Deoxycortisol Androgens (male sex hormones) Corticosterone Cortisol Aldosterone Glucocorticoid (adrenal cortex hormone) Estriol Estrogens (female sex hormones) Mineralocorticoid adrenal cortex hormone) Fig. 19-8, p. 694 FYI FYI Other stuff that can bind an estrogen receptor Adrenal Cortex •  Glucocor4coids: –  “stress” steroid hormones are necessary to cope with physiologically stressful situa=ons –  major hormone in humans is cor4sol –  rodents mainly use cor$costerone which behaves similarly. –  plays a role in nutrient metabolism –  increases levels of blood glucose by gluconeogenesis –  potent an4- inflammatory effects = medical use –  major rela=onship with immunity Munck & Toth 2006 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749- 6632.1994.tb39221.x –  short- term: enhancement –  long- term: suppression Stress Diurna...
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