3α-Etiocholanediol

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3α-Etiocholanediol
3α,5β-Androstanediol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(3R,5R,8R,9S,10S,13S,14S,17S)-10,13-Dimethyl-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-3,17-diol
Other names
Etiocholanediol; 5β-Androstane-3α,17β-diol; Etiocholane-3α,17β-diol
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ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
UNII
Properties
C19H32O2
Molar mass 292.46 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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3α-Etiocholanediol, or simply etiocholanediol, also known as 3α,5β-androstanediol or as etiocholane-3α,17β-diol, is an naturally occurring etiocholane (5β-androstane) steroid and an endogenous metabolite of testosterone. It is formed from 5β-dihydrotestosterone (after 5β-reduction of testosterone) and is further transformed into etiocholanolone.

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