SHBG

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AcronymDefinition
SHBGSex Hormone Binding Globulin
SHBGSteroid Hormone Binding Globuline
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Fasting blood samples of the participants were analyzed for serum sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), fasting plasma glucose (FPG), glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and fasting insulin levels.
Serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels were measured by chemiluminescence method (Immulite 2000, Siemens, Erlangen, Germany).
Associations of serum sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels with SHBG gene polymorphisms in the CARDIA Male Hormone Study.
Jirikowski, "Internalization of sex hormone binding globulin into fibroblast 3T3 cells," Hormone and Metabolic Research, vol.
Sex hormone binding globulin and risk factors for breast cancer in a population of normal women who had never used exogenous sex hormones.
SHBG-In both groups there was rise in sex hormone binding globulin as compared to baseline and rise was statistically significant with pioglitazone.
Mostly in obese women, androgen production rates are elevated and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels are depressed to the same magnitude as observed in hirsute women.
The remaining is (1) bound to albumin, a carrier protein in the blood plasma (yet still bioavailable), or (2) complexed with sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and no longer bioavailable.
Variations in the concentration of the sex hormone binding globulin is a major factor causing a variation in total testosterone values.
GTx also said the drug increased levels of sex hormone binding globulin, a protein that binds to testosterone, thus reducing levels of free testosterone--the form of the hormone prostate cancer cells use for growth.
Age-related changes in serum testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin in Australian men: longitudinal analyses of two geographically separate regional cohorts.