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4-Dehydroepiandrosterone

4-Dehydroepiandrosterone
Skeletal formula of 4-dehydroepiandrosterone
Ball-and-stick model of the 4-dehydroepiandrosterone molecule
Names
IUPAC name
(3S,8R,9S,10R,13S,14S)-3-hydroxy-10,13-dimethyl-1,2,3,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-one
Other names
Androst-4-en-3β-ol-17-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
Properties
C19H28O2
Molar mass 288.431 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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4-Dehydroepiandrosterone (4-DHEA) is a steroid that is an isomer of 5-dehydroepiandrosterone.

4-DHEA has been prepared by laboratory synthesis.[1][2]

Synonyms

Synonyms for 4-dehydroepiandrosterone are:

3β-Hydroxy-4-androsten-17-one, 3β-hydroxyandrost-4-en-17-one, 3β-hydroxy-D4-androsten-17-one, 3β-hydroxyandrost-4-en-17-one, 3β-hydroxy-etioallocholan-4-en-17-one, and 4-androsten-3β-ol-17-one.

References

  1. ^ Klimstra, Paul D.; Colton, F. B. Synthesis of 3β-hydroxyestr-4-en-17-one and 3β-hydroxyandrost-4-en-17-one. Steroids (1967), 10(4), 411-24.
  2. ^ Ward, Margaret G.; Orr, James C.; Engel, Lewis L. A convenient synthesis of 3β-hydroxyandrost-4-en-17-one. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1965), 30(5), 1421-3.