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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Tsao, "Immunochemical and histopathological evaluation associated with sustained delivery of 5-alpha androstanedione using adult rats as a model," Biomed Sci Instrum, vol.
Enzymes necessary for these steps in biosynthesis, if deficient lead to diversion of this pathway away from corticosterone and Cortisol synthesis to androstanedione and testosterone synthesis.