what are steroid hormones?

Asked by aisha | 16th Apr, 2012, 07:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Steroid hormones are a class of hormones composed of carbon rings (such as estrogen, testosterone, cortisone, and aldosterone) having the structure of steroids but are formed in the body from cholesterol. These hormones are necessary for sexual development and mineral balance.

Answered by  | 17th Apr, 2012, 07:51: AM

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