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estriol


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16α‐estradiol; 1,3,5‐estratriene‐3,16α,17β‐triol; a relatively weak estrogen produced mainly during pregnancy. It is synthesized by the placenta from 16α‐hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, which is formed in fetal liver from dehydroepiandrosterone ...

Subjects: Chemistry — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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