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An aromatized C18 steroid with a 3-hydroxyl group and a 17-ketone, a major mammalian estrogen. It is converted from ANDROSTENEDIONE directly, or from TESTOSTERONE via ESTRADIOL. In humans, it is produced primarily by the cyclic ovaries, PLACENTA, and the ADIPOSE TISSUE of men and postmenopausal women.

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Tree Number(s): D04.210.500.365.415.414, D04.210.500.578.502.497, D06.472.040.502.497, D06.472.334.851.437.996

MeSH Unique ID: D004970

Registry Number: 2DI9HA706A

Entry Terms:

  • Estrone, (8 alpha)-Isomer
  • Estrone, (9 beta)-Isomer
  • Wehgen
  • Folliculin
  • Kestrone
  • Unigen
  • Estrone, (+-)-Isomer
  • Estrovarin

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