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Moreover, CBG production is stimulated by estradiol, in part explaining the higher total plasma GC concentrations in female rats and pregnant women. GC are removed from the circulation primarily by forming reduced metabolites and by esterification in the liver. Thus their clearance is affected by changes in liver blood flow. When this is high, for example, during relaxation after meals, GC are cleared faster, and when it is low, as occurs when blood flow is shunted to the muscles during running, clearance is slower.
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