androsterone


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androsterone

[‚an′dräs·tə‚rōn]
(biochemistry)
C19H30O2 An androgenic hormone occurring as a hydroxy ketone in the urine of men and women.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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ADTS: androsterone sulfate; DHTS: dihydrotestosterone sulfate; PC: phosphatidylcholine; PE: phosphatidylethanolamine; LysoPC: lysophosphatidylcholine.
(2002) stated that in vitro callus culture of immature wheat embryos is strongly stimulated by androsterone but regeneration is similar to control estrone and progesterone inhibits the first leaf and a callus growth of immature embryos in in vitro culture.
She had earlier been evaluated for symptoms considered "hormone imbalance" and her 24-hour-urine adrenal steroid profile showed excessive 5[alpha]-R in the high androsterone to etiocholanolone balance.
(1,2) The physiognomy is typical of eunuchs castrated early in life, and is caused by a deficiency of androsterone (testosterone), normally produced predominantly in the testes.
Fourth, Androsterone which is a chemical by-product created during the breakdown of androgens, or derived from progesterone, that also exerts minor masculinising effects, but with one-seventh the intensity of testosterone.
Hyperandrogenemia was defined as an androgen level above normal values [a total testosterone [greater than or equal to] 2.94 nmol/liter (88 ng/dl) or dehydroepi- androsterone sulfate (DHEAS) [greater than or equal to] 6.64 mol/liter (2750 ng/ml)] to screen participants with one of the two criteria of oligomenorrhea or polycystic ovaries in ultrasound and without clinical signs of hyperandrogenism [18].
androsterone: Animal hormone not synthesized by plant.
As recently as 2005, the world half-marathon champion, Sun Yingjie, tested positive for the testosterone derivative androsterone and received a two-year ban.
And the celery in Waldorf salad contains androsterone which can increase male pheromones and sex drive.
Bray attempted to show that 19-NA could be formed in the sample through the transformation of endogenous hormones such as testosterone or androsterone into 19-NA.