Literature associating SHBG and protein-energy malnutrition
Testis-specific androgen-binding protein; Functions as an androgen transport protein, but may also be involved in receptor mediated processes. Each dimer binds one molecule of steroid. Specific for 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone, testosterone, and 17-beta-estradiol. Regulates the plasma metabolic clearance rate of steroid hormones by controlling their plasma concentration.
Synonyms: SHBG, B0FWH2, B0FWH5, B0FWH6, B0FWH7 ...