Category: Pharmacology

Synthetic Chemistry

Synthetic Chemistry

Definition of steroids and sterols Steroids are compounds possessing the skeleton of cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene or a skeleton derived therefrom by one or more bond scissions or ring expansions or contractions. Methyl groups are normally present...

Structure and Synthesis of Steroids

Structure and Synthesis of Steroids

Steroids have a variety of uses in the human body, including, but not limited to: controlling meiosis, carbohydrate metabolism, fat storage, muscle growth, immune function and nerve cell membrane chemistry. Steroids can be separated...