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A7883 Sigma-Aldrich

5α-Androst-16-en-3α-ol

Synonym: 16-(5α)Androsten-3α-ol, 3α-Hydroxy-5α-androst-16-ene, Androstenol

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Properties

Related Categories AN-AZ, Androgen, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   200
biological source   synthetic (organic)
assay   ≥98% (TLC)
form   powder
drug control   regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada
application(s)   GC/MS: suitable
mp   140-141 °C (lit.)
solubility   ethanol: 19.60-20.40 mg/mL, clear, colorless
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   C[C@]12CC[C@H]3[C@@H](CC[C@H]4C[C@H](O)CC[C@]34C)[C@@H]1CC=C2
InChI   1S/C19H30O/c1-18-9-3-4-16(18)15-6-5-13-12-14(20)7-11-19(13,2)17(15)8-10-18/h3,9,13-17,20H,4-8,10-12H2,1-2H3/t13-,14+,15-,16-,17-,18-,19-/m0/s1
InChI key   KRVXMNNRSSQZJP-PHFHYRSDSA-N

Description

Application

5-α-androst-16-en-3-α-ol (androstenol) is an androgen believed to act as a pheromone. Androstenol has been used in a study to develop a combined gas chromatography/thermal conversion/isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC/TC/IRMS) method for D/H ratio determination of endogenous urinary steroids.

Packaging

10, 100 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

5alpha-androst-16-en-3alpha-ol (androstenol), is an androgen believed to act as a pheromone.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. A7883.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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