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Clinical physiology of testosterone 

Clinical physiology of testosterone
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Clinical physiology of testosterone
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T. Hugh Jones

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10.1093/med/9780199651672.003.0002
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date: 22 September 2020

Adequate tissue androgenization is dependent on a balance of testosterone synthesis and breakdown, the fraction of biologically active testosterone in the circulation and available to the tissues, androgen receptor sensitivity, and non-genomic effects.

Circulating testosterone is divided into three major fractions: free, albumin-bound, and SHBG-bound. The free plus the albumin-bound testosterone constitutes the bioavailable testosterone....

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