Androstenedione

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Not to be confused with Androstenone.

Androstenedione may refer to:

  • Δ4-Androstenedione, a weak androgen and an intermediate in the biosynthesis of testosterone from DHEA. Sometimes referred to as "Andro" it was banned by the IOC in 1997 as a "performance-enhancement" drug.
  • Δ5-Androstenedione, a prodrug of testosterone and hence an androgen/anabolic steroid
  • Δ1-Androstenedione, a prodrug of 1-testosterone and hence an androgen/anabolic steroid

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