globulin

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a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed

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Decreased sex hormone-binding globulin predicts noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in women but not in men.
Testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin predict the metabolic syndrome and diabetes in middle-aged men.
Repression of the human sex hormone-binding globulin gene in Sertoli cells by upstream stimulatory transcription factors.
Rosner, "Biologically active steroids activate receptor-bound human sex hormone-binding globulin to cause LNCaP cells to accumulate adenosine 3,,5,-monophosphate," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
First trimester sex hormone-binding globulin and subsequent development of preeclampsia or other adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Coffee and caffeine consumption in relation to sex hormone-binding globulin and risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.
The influence of estrogens and sex hormone-binding globulins can influence the ratios between total protein-bound testosterone and free, bioavailable testosterone.
Sex hormone-binding globulin and glucose tolerance in postmenopausal women.
Both androgens and estrogens circulate in the bloodstream tightly bound to the protein sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), and more loosely bound to albumin.
Six months after women stop taking the Pill, their blood levels of sex hormone-binding globulin remained twice as high as levels in women who did not take the Pill.
BBB = blood-brain barrier: CSF = cerebrospinal fluid: DHEAS = dehydroppiandrosterone sulfate: DHT = dihydrotestosterone: ER = estrogen receptor; FSH = follicle-stimulating hormone: 5-HT = 5-hydroxytryptamine: SHBG = sex hormone-binding globulin
Until better options are commercially available, the panel advised clinicians to assess androgen production and androgen availability by obtaining two out of the following three values: total testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), free testosterone and SHBG, or free testosterone and total testosterone.
Decreased T3, T4 levels cause a decrease in Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin (SHBG).