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Compound Summary for: CID 8955

Pregnenolone

Also known as: 3beta-Hydroxypregn-5-en-20-one, Arthenolone, Skinostelon, Enelone, Pregnetan, Pregneton, Pregnolon, Prenolon, Regnosone
Molecular Formula: C21H32O2   Molecular Weight: 316.47758   InChIKey: ORNBQBCIOKFOEO-QGVNFLHTSA-N
A 21-carbon steroid, derived from CHOLESTEROL and found in steroid hormone-producing tissues. Pregnenolone is the precursor to GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and the adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.   From: MeSH
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