"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.
Effects of fibroblast growth factor 9 (FGF9) on steroidogenesis and gene expression and control of FGF9 mRNA in bovine granulosa cells. Endocrinology. 2012 Sep; 153(9):4491-501.