Cortisol queries

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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,

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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 [Broken]
 
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