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A delta-4 C19 steroid that is produced not only in the TESTIS, but also in the OVARY and the ADRENAL CORTEX. Depending on the tissue type, androstenedione can serve as a precursor to TESTOSTERONE as well as ESTRONE and ESTRADIOL.

Year introduced: 1974(1973)

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Tree Number(s): D04.210.500.054.079.329, D04.210.500.578.502.112, D06.472.040.502.112, D06.472.334.851.968.875

MeSH Unique ID: D000735

Registry Number: 409J2J96VR

Entry Terms:

  • delta-4-Androstenedione
  • delta 4 Androstenedione
  • 4-Androstene-3,17-dione
  • 4 Androstene 3,17 dione

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