|Molar mass||300.39 g/mol|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
Adrenosterone is a steroid hormone with weak androgenic effect. It was first isolated in 1936 from the adrenal cortex by Tadeus Reichstein at the Pharmaceutical Institute in the University of Basel. Originally, adrenosterone was called Reichstein's substance G. Adrenosterone occurs in humans as well as most mammals and is the primary androgenic precursor in fish.
Adrenosterone is sold as a dietary supplement since 2007 under the trade name 11-OXO. It is a selective 11β-HSD inhibitor.
11-Keto-androstenedione or 11-keto-androstenetrione are also trade names for this hormone, while the correct name would be androst-4-ene-3,11,17-trione.
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