glucocorticoids


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Belong to the group of corticosteroids, which is a class of steroid hormones that are involved in a wide range of physiologic systems such as stress response, immune response and regulation of inflammation, behavior, etc.

Glucocorticoids such as cortisol control carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism and are widely used in medicine because of their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive characteristics.