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Cortisol queries

  1. Sep 15, 2005 #1
    Some questions about cortisol - the hormone...

    What functional groups are present?

    Properties of the molecule in relation to the functional groups.

    Polarity?

    pH?


    Any help with the above questions would be much appreciated,

    cheers,
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2005
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  3. Sep 15, 2005 #2

    somasimple

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  4. Sep 15, 2005 #3

    Moonbear

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    You can't get a pH of a molecule. pH refers to concentrations of hydrogen ions in a solution and varies with both concentration of a solute in the solution and temperature.

    Cortisol is one of the steroid hormones. The structure of cortisol, along with other steroids, can be found on this site:
    http://www.neurosci.pharm.utoledo.edu/MBC3320/glucocorticoids.htm
     
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