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PROGESTERONE - Sex Steroid Hormone - About

PROGESTERONE - "Precursor to Androgens, Estrogens and Corticoids”

The progestagens are 21-carbon steroids, including PROGESTERONE , PREGNENOLONE, 17a-hydroxy-PROGESTERONE , and 17a-hydroxy-pregnenolone.

PROGESTERONE is the precursor to the sex hormone androgens (E.g. TESTOSTERONE, DHEA) and estrogens, the glucocorticoids (adrenal cortex steroids/“stress”hormones, such as CORTISOL), and the mineralocorticoids (including ALDOSTERONE, the main fluid-regulating hormone).

PROGESTERONE is NOT exclusively a female hormone and technically is NOT even a sex steroid hormone - since it does not have a direct role in determining secondary sexual characteristics in puberty.

Steroid Hormone Conversion Chart

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