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androsterone

 [an-dros´ter-ōn]
an androgenic hormone, C19H30O2, excreted in the urine of both men and women. When injected intramuscularly, it counteracts the effects of castration.

an·dros·ter·one

(an-dros'ter-ōn),
A steroid metabolite, found in male urine, having weak androgenic potency. Formed in testes from progesterone.

androsterone

/an·dros·ter·one/ (an-dros´ter-ōn) an androgen degradation product that in some species exerts weak androgenlike effects.

androsterone

(ăn-drŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A steroid hormone, C19H30O2, that is a breakdown product of testosterone.

androsterone

[andros′tərōn]
Etymology: Gk, andros + stereos, solid
a male sex hormone, originally believed to be the principal male sex hormone. It is used less frequently in therapy since the discovery of testosterone.

androsterone

A male sex hormone which is derived from progesterone. Androsterone has 15% the strength of testosterone; it is found in male and female plasma and urine.

androsterone

Endocrinology A ♂ sex hormone, derived from progesterone, which has 15% the strength of testosterone; it is found in ♂ and ♀ plasma and urine

an·dros·ter·one

(an-dros'tĕr-ōn)
A steroid metabolite, found in male urine, having weak androgenic potency. Formed in testes from progesterone.

androsterone

A metabolite of the male sex hormone TESTOSTERONE, excreted in urine of both men and women.

androsterone

an androgenic hormone, C19H30O2, excreted in the urine. When injected intramuscularly, it counteracts the effects of castration.
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Later calli were transferred to MS medium containing 17[beta]-estradiol, estrone, progesterone and androsterone with four different doses (0, 10-4 m mol L-1 and 10-8 m mol L-1 and 10-12 m mol L-1) for 50 days and subcultured in 30 days.
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13]C values for acetylated androsterone and etiocholanolone as described previously (13).
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Testosterone, testosterone glucuronide (TG), androsterone, androsterone glucuronide (AG), etiocholanolone, etiocholanolone glucuronide (EtG), 17[alpha]-hydroxyprogesterone (17[alpha]OHP), and Escherichia coli [beta]-glucuronidase were purchased from Sigma.
This possibility is supported by reports that treatment with T3 in some patients caused an increase of androsterone production (27-29).
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