Relations between sex hormones levels and sulfur amino acids and hydrogen sulfide in blood

  • A.V. Melnik
Keywords: testosterone, estradiol, homocysteine, cysteine, blood serum


It is shown that sex hormones involved in regulation of serum sulfur-containing amino acids and hydrogen sulfide levels. The content of testosterone in the blood directly correlates with the serum homocysteine and cysteine levels and inversely correlated with the serum hydrogen sulfide. Correlation is also registered with estradiol levels, but their direction is opposite. Based on percentile analysis shown that high testosterone and low estradiol levels are associated with high serum homocysteine, cysteine and low serum hydrogen sulfide.


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How to Cite
Melnik, A. (2017). Relations between sex hormones levels and sulfur amino acids and hydrogen sulfide in blood. Reports of Vinnytsia National Medical University, 21(1(1), 6-8. Retrieved from