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A8008

Sigma-Aldrich

5α-Androst-16-en-3-one

Synonym(s):
16-(5α)Androsten-3-one, 3-Keto-5α,16-androstene, Androstenone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C19H28O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
272.43
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (TLC)

form

powder

mp

140-145 °C (lit.)

solubility

dichloromethane: 9.80-10.20 mg/mL, clear, colorless to faintly yellow

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CC[C@]3([H])[C@]([H])(CC[C@]4(C)C=CC[C@@]34[H])[C@@]1(C)CCC(=O)C2

InChI

1S/C19H28O/c1-18-9-3-4-16(18)15-6-5-13-12-14(20)7-11-19(13,2)17(15)8-10-18/h3,9,13,15-17H,4-8,10-12H2,1-2H3/t13-,15-,16-,17-,18-,19-/m0/s1

InChI key

HFVMLYAGWXSTQI-QYXZOKGRSA-N

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General description

5α-Androst-16-en-3-one (androstenone) is a mammalian pheromone found in boar saliva, human sweat, and human urine.

Application

5α-Androst-16-en-3-one has been used:
  • to quantify its concentration in various fat tissues
  • to study its trigeminal percept and implications on the rate of specific anosmia
  • to study the effects of immunocastration on meat quality and sensory properties of pork bellies

Packaging

5 mg in glass bottle
25, 50 mg in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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