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This programmed text is designed to introduce medical and graduate students, residents, and clinical endocrinologists to steroid biochemistry. It begins with a simple exposition of the molecular morphology and nomenclature of steroids and proceeds through progressively more complex considerations of progesterone, corticosteroid, androgen, and estrogen biosynthesis. The second part of the book is devoted to interpretation of clinical tests that are used in assessing endocrine function.
The authors are to be congratulated on the evident care and devotion with which they have assembled this complicated body of knowledge. Their facts are accurate and contemporary, although they do omit an important
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Introduction to Steroid Biochemistry and Its Clinical Application.. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:153. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-1-153_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(1):153.
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