The mineralocorticoid hormone desoxycorticosterone.
11-Deoxycorticosterone, or simply deoxycorticosterone, also known as 21-hydroxyprogesterone, is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland that possesses mineralocorticoid activity and acts as a precursor to aldosterone. It has no significant glucocorticoid activity. As its names indicate, 11-deoxycorticosterone can be understood as the 21-hydroxy- variant of progesterone or as the 11-deoxy- variant of corticosterone.
The numerical value of 11-deoxycorticosterone in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of 11-deoxycorticosterone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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