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Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin

"Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A glycoprotein migrating as a beta-globulin. Its molecular weight, 52,000 or 95,000-115,000, indicates that it exists as a dimer. The protein binds testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and estradiol in the plasma. Sex hormone-binding protein has the same amino acid sequence as ANDROGEN-BINDING PROTEIN. They differ by their sites of synthesis and post-translational oligosaccharide modifications.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 235 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2006
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