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Descriptor English:   Progesterone 
Descriptor Spanish:   Progesterona 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Progesterona 
Synonyms English:   Pregnenedione
Progesterone, (13 alpha,17 alpha)-(+-)-Isomer
Progesterone, (17 alpha)-Isomer
Progesterone, (9 beta,10 alpha)-Isomer  
Tree Number:   D04.210.500.745.745.654.829
Definition English:   The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS. 
Pharmacological Action:   Progestins
See Related English:   Receptors, Progesterone
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   11807 
Unique Identifier:   D011374 

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