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Etiocholanolone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(3R,5R,8R,9S,10 S,13S,14S)-3-Hydroxy-10,13-dimethyl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-tetradecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-one
Identifiers
CAS number 53-42-9
ATC code none
PubChem 5880
DrugBank EXPT00443
Chemical data
Formula C 19H30O2  
Mol. mass 290.445 g/mol
Synonyms Aetiocholanolone
5-Isoandrosterone
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Etiocholanolone (or aetiocholanolone) is a metabolite of testosterone. Classified a ketosteroid, it causes fever, immunostimulation and leukocytosis; is used to evaluate adrenal cortex function, bone marrow performance and in neoplastic disease for immunostimulation.


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