Deoxycorticosterone (DOC) is a weak mineralocorticoid derived from 21-hydroxylation of progesterone in the adrenal cortex. DOC is a precursor of corticosterone and aldosterone and, like cortisol, is under the primary control of ACTH.
Collect specimen in a non additive red top tube; spin down immediately
and pour off into a 13x75 plastic transport tube.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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