Steroid is a type of organic compound that is arranged largely with four rings that join each other.
There are a wide variety of steroids depending of the “functional group” attached to it.
There are over a hundred distinct steroids found in humans, animals, plants, insects, bacteria and fungi.
Some well known steroids include:
Some steroidsÂ often also work asÂ hormones
Â Â Â -Â Â Â Â Often they are sex hormones
Â Â -Â Â Â Â Some are produced in gonands and adrenal glands
Â Â Â Â -Â Â Â Examples are:Â Androgens, Estrogens, and Progestagens
Steroids can often be used in medication
Some examples include:
.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Prednisone
.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Dexamethasone
.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Birth control
-Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â others
Â Â -Â Are a class of steroids
Â Â -Â The primarily interface with androgens
Â Â -Â As a result, muscle mass and bone synthesis increases
Â Â -Â There are natural and synthetic types