Pregnanediol

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Pregnanediol
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Names
IUPAC name
(3R,5R,8R,9S,10S,13S,14S,17S)-17-[(1S)-1-hydroxyethyl]-10,13-dimethyl-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
Other names
5β-Pregnane-3α,20α-diol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.195
UNII
Properties
C21H36O2
Molar mass 320.52 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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Pregnanediol, or 5β-pregnane-3α,20α-diol, is an inactive metabolic product of progesterone. A test can be done to measure the amount of pregnanediol in urine, which offers an indirect way to measure progesterone levels in the body.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Melanie N. (May 1, 2007). "Pregnanediol". A.D.A.M., Inc.