PubChem Notes:

Androstenedione A delta-4 C19 steroid that is produced not only in the TESTIS, but also in the OVARY and the ADRENAL CORTEX. Depending on the tissue type, androstenedione can serve as a precursor to TESTOSTERONE as well as ESTRONE and ESTRADIOL.

MediLexicon androstenedione - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'androstenedione'

[1. Androstanedione with a double bond between C-4 and C-5; an androgenic steroid of weaker biologic potency than testosterone; secreted by the testis, ovary, and adrenal cortex.

Molecular Formula: C19H26O2

InChI: InChI=1/C19H26O2/c1-18-9-7-13(20)11-12(18)3-4-14-15-5-6-17(21)19(15,2)10-8-16(14)18/h11,14-16H,3-10H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,16-,18-,19-/m0/s1

SMILES: [H][[email protected]@]12CCC3=CC(=O)CC[[email protected]]3(C)[[email protected]@]1([H])CC[[email protected]]4(C)C(=O)CC[[email protected]@]24[H]

CAS number 63-05-8


    PubChem CID 6128
    CAS 63-05-8 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 16422
    chemPDB ASD
    Kegg C00280
    PubChem ID 11076123
    PubChem ID 3575