World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0018309011
Reproduction Date:

Title: Acebrochol  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Alcoholic beverage, Nitromethaqualone, Pentabamate, Propylbarbital, SL-164
Collection: Acetate Esters, Gabaa Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulators, Hypnotics, Neurosteroids, Sedatives
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(4S,6R,8S,9S,10R,13R,14S,17R)-4,6-dibromo-10,13-dimethyl-17-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-yl] acetate
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C29H48Br2O2 
Mol. mass 588.498 g/mol

Acebrochol (INN), also known as cholesteryl acetate dibromide or 5α,6β-dibromocholestan-3β-ol acetate, is a neuroactive steroid which was described as a sedative and hypnotic but was never marketed.[1]

See also


  1. ^ R.A. Hill; H.L.J. Makin; D.N. Kirk; G.M. Murphy (23 May 1991). Dictionary of Steroids. CRC Press. pp. 229–.  

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.