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Mestanolone



Mestanolone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(5S,8R,9S,10S,13S,14S,17S) -17-hydroxy-10,13,17-trimethyl-2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15, 16-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Identifiers
CAS number 521-11-9
ATC code  ?
PubChem 10633
Chemical data
Formula C20H32O2 
Mol. mass 304.467 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 99% oral
Protein binding yes
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

X(US)

Legal status

DEA Schedule III (US)

Routes Oral

Mestanolone is the 17α-methylated version of dihydrotestosterone (DHT).[1] The systematic name of mestanolone is: 17β-hydroxy-17α-methylandrost-3-one.[2] It is an orally bioavailable androgenic steroid that is highly androgenic while only slightly anabolic. It is incapable of aromatization and is not an agonist of the progesterone receptor.

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References

  1. ^ CTD (2007). Chemicals: mestanolone (English). CTD - Comparative Toxicogenomics Database. Retrieved on September 3, 2007.
  2. ^ Biology Online.org (2007). mestanolone (English). Biology Online.org. Retrieved on September 3, 2007.
 
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