Dehydroisoandrosterone 3-acetate


3-β-Acetoxy-5-androsten-17-one, Prasterone acetate
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optical activity

[α]20/D +2.4°, c = 2 in ethanol

drug control

regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada


168-170 °C (lit.)

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M A Graf et al.
Fertility and sterility, 59(4), 761-767 (1993-04-01)
To elucidate changes in gonadotropin secretion pattern in patients with hyperandrogenemic chronic anovulation of various origins. Hyperandrogenemic patients (n = 32), divided into subgroups according to certain clinical and biochemical criteria, and a control group (n = 9) of regularly...
H Shinohara
Experientia, 37(12), 1353-1354 (1981-12-15)
Fragmentation of oocytes was induced in the ovary, via ovulation suppression, by administration of dehydroepiandrosterone acetate (DHA-Ac) to mature cycling rats. The maximal fragmentation ratio, 15.0 +/- 3.2%, was obtained by 10 mg/100 g b.wt/day for 7-day administration of DHA-Ac....
Vânia M A Moreira et al.
Steroids, 72(14), 939-948 (2007-09-22)
A series of novel 1H- and 2H-indazole derivatives of the commercially available dehydroepiandrosterone acetate have been synthesized and tested for inhibition of human cytochrome 17alpha-hydroxylase-C(17,20)-lyase (CYP17), androgen receptor (AR) binding affinity, and cytotoxic potential against three prostate cancer (PC) cell...
B Leighton et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 117(7), 1287-1290 (1987-07-01)
The present study is a follow-up to the report that dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) acetate treatment in rats stimulated metabolic heat production and suppressed serum triglycerides, adiposity and weight gain without affecting food intake. Activities of peroxisomal fatty acyl-coenzyme (CoA) oxidase and...
H Shinohara et al.
Experientia, 36(11), 1329-1330 (1980-11-15)
Degeneration of ovarian oocytes occurred to a remarkable extent in rats with polycystic ovaries induced by dehydroepiandrosterone acetate (DHA-Ac) administration. The ratio of degeneration oocytes, compared with the total oocytes examined, finally exceeded 70%.

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