Enzymes which convert adrenal gland derived androgens into estrogens.

Aromatase, is the enzyme which converts testosterone to estradiol. 

In postmenopausal females aromatase enzyme converts androgens to estrogens in tissues and provides for circulating estrogen.

Is an enzyme that converts testosterone to estradiol and androstenedione to the main estrogen source in the postmenopausal female, estrone.

Aromatase is a cytochrome P450 enzyme involved in the synthesis of estrogen and aromatase in inhibitors function as anti-estrogen by decreasing the biosynthesis of estrogen from androgens, the primary estrogen biosynthesis pathway in postmenopausal women.

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