Dictionary of Steroids (Hardcover)

By R. a. Hill (Editor), H. L. J. Makin (Editor), D. N. Kirk (Editor)

CRC Press, 9780412270604, 1005pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 1991

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Steroids are a significant class of compound which occupy a central role in science today. Their wide range of biological activity has led to a large number of steroids finding clinical use as anticancer drugs, anti-inflammatory agents, contraceptives, diuretics and cardioactive agents. This reference is a compilation of chemical, structural and bibliographic data on the most interesting and important steroids known. It should prove useful to chemists working in this field.