sex hormone-binding globulinGo to external page http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0003941
A glycoprotein migrating as a beta-globulin. Its molecular weight, 52,000 or 95,000-115,000, indicates that it exists as a dimer. The protein binds testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, and estradiol in the plasma. Sex hormone-binding protein has the same amino acid sequence as ANDROGEN-BINDING PROTEIN. They differ by their sites of synthesis and post-translational oligosaccharide modifications.
Synonyms: Steroid-Binding Protein, Sex Binding Globulin, Testosterone-Estradiol Hormone-Binding Globulin, Sex Sex Steroid-Binding Protein Sex Steroid Binding Protein Testosterone-Estradiol Binding Globulin Sex Hormone Binding Globulin SHBG Globulin, Sex Hormone-Binding Testosterone Estradiol Binding Globulin Globulin, Testosterone-Estradiol Binding