reductase

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  • noun

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an enzyme that catalyses the biochemical reduction of some specified substance

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Clinical characterization and analysis of the SRD5A2 gene in six Korean patients with 5alpha-reductase type 2 deficiency.
Diagnosis of 5alpha-reductase 2 deficiency: a local experience.
Steroid 5alpha-reductase deficiency in man: an inherited form of male pseudohermaphroditism.
Marked suppression of dihydrotestosterone in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia by dutasteride, a dual 5alpha-reductase inhibitor.
The effects of 5alpha-reductase inhibitors on the natural history, detection and grading of prostate cancer: current state of knowledge.
5alpha-Reductase type 2 gene variant associations with prostate cancer risk, circulating hormone levels and androgenetic alopecia.
The study, sponsored by Euromed, makers of SPET-085, evaluated the in-vitro potency of SPET-085, an inhibitor of the 5alpha-reductase isoenzyme type II, in a cell-free test system.
Moreover, standard treatments for BPH symptoms, such as alpha blockers and 5alpha-reductase inhibitors, can cause sexual dysfunction.
The rationale for inhibiting 5alpha-reductase isoenzymes in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.
Are Men on 5alpha-Reductase Inhibitors Appropriately Referred to Urology?
Potency of a novel saw palmetto ethanol extract, SPET-085, for inhibition of 5alpha-reductase II.
Significantly, such chemoprevention strategies are also based on 5alpha-reductase inhibition thus reducing intraprostatic dihydrotestosterone levels.
Genetic analysis of male pattern baldness and the 5alpha-reductase genes.
Structure-activity relationships for inhibition of human 5alpha-reductases by polyphenols.