Essays about: "Free androgen index FAI"

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  1. 1. Verification of a method for sexual hormone-binding globulin analysis and estimation of free testosterone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Sofia Englund; [2012]
    Keywords : Bioavailable testosterone; Free androgen index FAI ; Reference interval; Vermeulen formula; Nanjee formula;

    Abstract : Introduction: Sexual hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is a protein that binds to androgens and oestrogens, especially testosterone. The fraction of testosterone that is not bound to SHBG is the biologically active fraction which makes its determination more relevant than determining the total amount of circulating testosterone. READ MORE