Bolazine

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Bolazine
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Identifiers
CAS Number 4267-81-6 YesY
PubChem (CID) 9578205
ChemSpider 16736833 N
UNII 508ISH42Z9 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL2104408 N
Chemical and physical data
Formula C40H64N2O2
Molar mass 604.95 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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Bolazine (INN), also known as 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-17β-ol-3-one azine, is a synthetic androgenic-anabolic steroid (AAS) of the dihydrotestosterone (DHT) group that was never marketed.[1] It is not orally active[citation needed] and is used as the ester prodrug bolazine capronate (brand name Roxilon Inject) via depot intramuscular injection.[1] Bolazine has a unique and unusual chemical structure, being a dimer of drostanolone linked at the C3 position of the A-ring by an azine group, and reportedly acts as a prodrug of drostanolone.[2]

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  1. ^ a b J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 653–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  2. ^ Clemens, Roger; Pressman, Peter (2015). "Nutritional and Dietary Supplements: Code or Concern": 47–62. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22431-2_3.