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Mesh term Pregnenolone

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Hydroxycorticosteroids
Pregnenes
Progesterone Congeners

Description

A 21-carbon steroid, derived from CHOLESTEROL and found in steroid hormone-producing tissues. Pregnenolone is the precursor to GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and the adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.


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17-alpha-Hydroxypregnenolone
Pregnenolone Carbonitrile


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0