Definitions for 5-alpha-dihydroprogesterone

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  1. 5-alpha-Dihydroprogesterone

    A biologically active 5-alpha-reduced metabolite of plasma PROGESTERONE. It is the immediate precursor of 5-alpha-pregnan-3-alpha-ol-20-one (ALLOPREGNANOLONE), a neuroactive steroid that binds with GABA(A) RECEPTOR.


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