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16-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone

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16-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone

16-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone
Identifiers
CAS number  N
PubChem
ChemSpider  YesY
ChEBI  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C19H28O3
Molar mass 304.42 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 N   YesY/N?)

16-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone (16-OH DHEA) is a derivative of dehydroepiandrosterone. In its sulfonated form (16-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone sulfate or 16-OH DHEAS), it is an intermediate in the synthesis of estriol.[1]

References

  1. ^ Raju U, Bradlow HL, Levitz M (1990). "Estriol-3-sulfate in human breast cyst fluid. Concentrations, possible origin, and physiologic implications". Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 586: 83–7.  


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