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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

(ăn-drŏs′tə-rōn′)
n.
A steroid hormone, C19H30O2, that is a breakdown product 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.
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The research has revealed that in certain rare circumstances, a chemical reaction can occur in the bottle after a urine sample has been provided, whereby two endogenous hormones, androsterone (A) and etiocholanolone (E), are converted into 19-NA and 19-NE, metabolites of nandrolone that are tested for in doping analysis.
In 1931 Butenandt obtained a small quantity of a hormone that was named androsterone (from the Greek word for "man").
Estrone, estriol and 17[beta]-estradiol induced flowering in winter wheat (Janeczko and Filek, 2002), while androsterone, androstenedione and progesterone induced the generative phase in Arabidopsis thaliana (Janeczko et al., 2003).
For example, celery contains androsterone, an odourless hormone released through male perspiration that acts as a turn-on.
% of Median Androgens 24hr Dry DHEA 13% 18% Androsterone 37% 48% Etiocholanolone 57% 69% Testosterone 21% 18% 5a-Ansdrostanediol 55% 60% 5b-Ansdrostanediol 27% 43% Glucocorticoids and Mineralocorticoids
In the liver, testosterone is converted by a series of enzymatic steps into androsterone, etiocholanolone, DHT, and 3-androstanediol.
2 CELERY This contains androsterone, a chemical released through male sweat to attract women.
Here are a few: # Celery contains androsterone. This is a male hormone that stimulates the sexual arousal of females.
The testosterone metabolites androsterone and etiocholanolone can be measured in 24-hour urine, while the best androgen metabolites in the serum to assess are dihydrotestosterone and androstanediol glucuronide, which concentration is on the average double that of testosterone.
Simultaneous OF testosterone, epitestosterone, dihydrotestosterone, DHEA, androsterone, etiocholanolone, and [alpha]- and [beta]-androstanediol quantification collected with the Quantisal device were presented, but never published (40).