"Pregnenolone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 21-carbon steroid, derived from CHOLESTEROL and found in steroid hormone-producing tissues. Pregnenolone is the precursor to GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and the adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pregnenolone" by people in Profiles.
Differential effects of ethanol on serum GABAergic 3alpha,5alpha/3alpha,5beta neuroactive steroids in mice, rats, cynomolgus monkeys, and humans. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Mar 01; 34(3):432-42.