1-Androsterone

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1-Androsterone
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Clinical data
Synonyms 1-Andro; 1-Dehydroepiandrosterone; 1-DHEA; δ1-Epiandrosterone; 1-Prasterone; 5α-Androst-1-en-3β-ol-17-one
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administration
Oral
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UNII
Chemical and physical data
Formula C19H28O2
Molar mass 288.43 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

1-Androsterone (also known as 1-andro, 1-dehydroepiandrosterone, 1-DHEA, δ1-epiandrosterone, or 5α-androst-1-en-3β-ol-17-one) is a synthetic, orally active anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS).[1] It is an androgen prohormone of 1-testosterone (dihydroboldenone), 1-androstenedione, and other 1-dehydrogenated androstanes.[1] The drug has been sold on the Internet as a designer steroid and "dietary supplement".[1] It is a positional isomer of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA; 5-dehydroepiandrosterone).

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  1. ^ a b c Parr MK, Opfermann G, Geyer H, Westphal F, Sönnichsen FD, Zapp J, Kwiatkowska D, Schänzer W (2011). "Seized designer supplement named "1-Androsterone": identification as 3β-hydroxy-5α-androst-1-en-17-one and its urinary elimination". Steroids. 76 (6): 540–7. doi:10.1016/j.steroids.2011.02.001. PMID 21310167.