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ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS COMMONLY USED IN PHYSIOLOGY Use of abbreviations and acronyms has become so extensive in modern physiology and related sciences that it would be impossible to present a complete list here. Furthermore, most proteins that are isolated today are simply assigned a name made up of letters and numbers that bears no relation […]

Figure 20-14. Change in serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) with age. The middle line is the mean, and the dashed lines identify ± 1.96 standard deviations. (Reproduced, with permission, from Smith MR et al: A radioimmunoassay for the estimation of serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in normal and pathological sera. Clin Chim Acta 1975;65:5.)

Table 20-1. Principal adrenocortical hormones in adult humans.1 Name Synonyms Average PlasmaConcentration(Free and Bound)1(μg/dL) AverageAmountSecreted(mg/24 h) Cortisol Compound F, hydrocortisone 13.9 10 Corticosterone Compound B 0.4 3 Aldosterone   0.006 0.15 Deoxycorticosterone DOC 0.006 0.20 Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate DHEAS 175.0 20 1 All plasma concentration values except DHEAS are morning values after overnight recumbency.  

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