"Estriol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A hydroxylated metabolite of ESTRADIOL or ESTRONE that has a hydroxyl group at C3-beta, 16-alpha, and 17-beta position. Estriol is a major urinary estrogen. During PREGNANCY, large amount of estriol is produced by the PLACENTA. Isomers with inversion of the hydroxyl group or groups are called epiestriol.
- 16 Hydroxyestradiol
- 16 alpha Hydroxy Estradiol
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