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Testosterone Metabolism

Biochemical pathway showing testosterone metabolism, to a more active form, then inactivation and conjugation for elimination.

  • 5-alpha reductase - enzyme that convert testosterone into the more potent dihydrotestosterone (DHT).


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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, May 25) Embryology Testosterone metabolism.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Testosterone_metabolism.jpg

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