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Compound Summary for: CID 5881

Dehydroepiandrosterone

Also known as: DHEA; Androstenolone; Dehydroisoandrosterone; Diandrone; PRASTERONE; Psicosterone; trans-Dehydroandrosterone; 53-43-0
Molecular Formula: C19H28O2   Molecular Weight: 288.42442   InChIKey: FMGSKLZLMKYGDP-USOAJAOKSA-N
A major C19 steroid produced by the ADRENAL CORTEX. It is also produced in small quantities in the TESTIS and the OVARY. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) can be converted to TESTOSTERONE; ANDROSTENEDIONE; ESTRADIOL; and ESTRONE. Most of DHEA is sulfated (DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE SULFATE) before secretion.   From: MeSH
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