androstanedione

an·dro·stane·di·one

(an'drō-stān'dī-ōn),
A steroid metabolite, of which the 5β isomer is also known. It is a precursor of both testosterone and estrone. It is secreted by the adrenals.

an·dro·stane·di·one

(an'drō-stān'dī-ōn)
A steroid metabolite, of which the 5β isomer is also known.
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Androstanedione is the intermediate between ADT and DHT in the backdoor pathway, and it has been studied as a part of adrenal and testicular steroidogenesis in patients with burn trauma and in intensive care unit patients, but findings have been contradictory [34-36].
Her basal hormonal levels on day 2 of menstrual cycle were as follows – follicle stimulation hormone (FSH): 6.0 IU/L, luteinizing hormone (LH): 3.1 IU/L, estradiol (E2): 231 pmol/L, prolactin: 7.9 ng/ml, testosterone (T): 3.7 nmol/L (range: 0–2.53 nmol/L), and androstanedione (A): >35 nmol/L (range: 1.4–14.3 nmol/L).
Tsao, "Immunochemical and histopathological evaluation associated with sustained delivery of 5-alpha androstanedione using adult rats as a model," Biomed Sci Instrum, vol.