Biochemistry - Lipid - Discussion

Discussion :: Lipid - Section 1 (Q.No.22)


How many classes of steroid hormones are there?

[A]. 3
[B]. 2
[C]. 4
[D]. 5

Answer: Option D


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Akash said: (May 27, 2012)  
Glucocorticoids, Mineralocorticoids, Progestin, Androgens, Estrogens.

Yitayew said: (Jun 19, 2013)  
What are the five class of lipids?

Dr.Sravz said: (Jul 14, 2013)  
Classification of steroid hormones based on structure:

1. Cholestanes - ex. Cholesterol.

2. Cholanes - ex. Cholic acid.

3. Pregnanes - ex. Progesteron.

4. Androstanes - ex. Androgens.

5. Estranes - ex. Estrogens.

Mahesh said: (May 27, 2017)  
Cholestone, Androgen, Progesterone.

Muslima said: (Jun 5, 2017)  
1. Adrenal cortex hormones:
Cortisol, corticosterone and aldosterone.

2. Sex hormones:
progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and androsterone.

3. Vitamin D: 7-dehydrocholesterol.
4. Bile acids.

Ala said: (Jul 9, 2017)  
Glucocorticoids: alclometasone, prednisone, dexamethasone, triamcinolone, cortisone.

Mineralocorticoid: fludrocortisone.

Vitamin D: dihydrotachysterol.

Androgens: oxandrolone, oxabolone, testosterone, nandrolone (also known as anabolic-androgenic steroids or simply anabolic steroids).

Oestrogens: diethylstilbestrol (DES) and estradiol.

Progestins: norethisterone, medroxyprogesterone acetate, hydroxyprogesterone caproate.

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