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Androstenedione MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Androstenedione
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.054.079.329
D04.210.500.578.502.112
D06.472.040.502.112
D06.472.334.851.968.875
Unique ID
D000735
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000735
Scope Note
A delta-4 C19 steroid that is produced not only in the TESTIS, but also in the OVARY and the ADRENAL CORTEX. Depending on the tissue type, androstenedione can serve as a precursor to TESTOSTERONE as well as ESTRONE and ESTRADIOL.
Entry Term(s)
4-Androstene-3,17-dione
delta-4-Androstenedione
Registry Number
409J2J96VR
Related Numbers
63-05-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Androst-4-ene-3,17-dione
NLM Classification #
WJ 875
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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