Androgens

Some articles on androgens, androgen:

Spironolactone - Pharmacology - Estrogenic
... the following By acting as an antiandrogen, since androgens suppress both estrogen production and activity ... spironolactone binds to SHBG at a high rate, as do endogenous estrogens and androgens, but estrogens like estradiol and estrone are more easily displaced than are androgens like testosterone, and so ...
Childhood Gender Nonconformity - Influences of Androgens On Childhood Gender Non-conformity
... Fetuses are exposed to prenatal androgens as early as 8 weeks into development ... Male fetuses are exposed to much higher levels of androgens than female fetuses ... and play-styles vary with the child’s exposure to androgens ...
Somatic Evolution In Cancer - Somatic Evolution in Therapeutic Resistance - Resistance To Anti-androgen Therapy
... from cells that are stimulated to proliferate by androgens ... prostate cancer therapies are therefore based on removing or blocking androgens ... Mutations in the androgen receptor (AR) have been observed in anti-androgen resistant prostate cancer that makes the AR hypersensitive to the low levels of androgens that remain after therapy ...
Sex Steroid - Types
... In many contexts, the two main classes of sex steroids are androgens and estrogens, of which the most important human derivatives are testosterone and estradiol, respectively ... will include progestogens as a third class of sex steroids, distinct from androgens and estrogens ... In general, androgens are considered "male sex hormones", since they have masculinizing effects, while estrogens and progestogens are considered "female sex hormones" although all types are ...