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Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin

A glycoprotein migrating as a beta-globulin. Its molecular weight, 52,000 or 95,000-115,000, indicates that it exists as a dimer. The protein binds testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and estradiol in the plasma. Sex hormone-binding protein has the same amino acid sequence as ANDROGEN-BINDING PROTEIN. They differ by their sites of synthesis and post-translational oligosaccharide modifications.

Year introduced: 1977

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.124.790.223.800, D12.776.157.762, D12.776.377.715.182.800

MeSH Unique ID: D012738

Entry Terms:

  • Globulin, Sex Hormone-Binding
  • Hormone-Binding Globulin, Sex
  • Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
  • Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin
  • Binding Globulin, Testosterone-Estradiol
  • Globulin, Testosterone-Estradiol Binding
  • Testosterone Estradiol Binding Globulin
  • Sex Steroid-Binding Protein
  • Sex Steroid Binding Protein
  • Steroid-Binding Protein, Sex

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