steroid hormone

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Liver reduces and conjugates adrenal and gonadal steroid hormones, inactivates polypeptide hormones, detoxifies many drugs and toxins and is involved in urea formation.
Histological and ultrastructural evidence for the role of gonadal steroid hormones in sex change in the protogynous wrasse Thalassoma duperrey.
It then discusses whether alcohol-induced changes in stress hormones and in gonadal steroid hormones such as estrogen and testosterone are sufficient to trigger the observed defects in immune response and to explain gender differences in alcohol-induced immune suppression.
One possibility is that gender differences in inflammatory and immune responses following alcohol exposure stem from alcohol-induced changes in the production of gonadal steroid hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone.
Several animal studies have suggested that gonadal steroid hormones affect brain activity and certain cognitive skills, such as the ability to delay learned responses.