Dihydrotestoserone. Effects and deficiency.

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Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a sex steroid and androgen hormone. It is produced from testosterone by the help of enzyme 5α-reductase in the testes, hair follicles, prostrate and adrenal glands.
  1. It plays role in the formation of the male external genitalia during embryogenesis and in adults primary androgen hormone in the hair follicles and prostate.
  2. Its deficiency can cause underdeveloped male genitalia and prostate.

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