Chapter

Steroid Hormones and

Therapeutically Related

Compounds 819

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Steroid Nomenclature, Stereochemistry, and Numbering 819

Steroid Biosynthesis 819

Chemical and Physical Properties of Steroids . . . 822 Changes to Modify Pharmacokinetic

Properties of Steroids 822

Steroid Hormone Receptors 823

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone and Gonadotropins 826

Sex Hormones 827

Chemical Contraceptive Agents 841

Androgens 847

Adrenal Cortex Hormones 853

Neurosteroids 864

Acknowledgment 864

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