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Compound Summary for: CID 5870

Estrone

Also known as: folliculin; OESTRONE; Theelin; follicular hormone; estrovarin; Disynformon; Estrugenone; Folliculine; Follicunodis
Molecular Formula: C18H22O2   Molecular Weight: 270.36608   InChIKey: DNXHEGUUPJUMQT-CBZIJGRNSA-N
An aromatized C18 steroid with a 3-hydroxyl group and a 17-ketone, a major mammalian estrogen. It is converted from ANDROSTENEDIONE directly, or from TESTOSTERONE via ESTRADIOL. In humans, it is produced primarily by the cyclic ovaries, PLACENTA, and the ADIPOSE TISSUE of men and postmenopausal women.   From: MeSH
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