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Site of testosterone production in males
Adrenals and Leydig cells of the testis
Site of testosterone synthesis in females
adrenals and ovary
Androgens anabolic effect
retention of nitrogen, sodium, potassium, phosphorus, and decreae urinary excretion of calcium
increase protein anabolism
decrease amino acid catabolism
stimulate the production of RBCs
Androgens
Indications of androgens in males
1' hypogonadism
Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
delayed puberty
indications of androgens in females
inoperable carcinoma of the breast
Distribution of androgens
98% bound to TEBG, albumin, and other proteins
Metabolism of androgens
inactivation 1' in the liver
90% excreted as conjugates
6% excreted in feces