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Dehydroisoandrosterone 3-sulfate sodium salt dihydrate

≥93% (TLC), powder

Synonym: 5-Androsten-3β-ol-17-one sulfate sodium salt dihydrate, Prasterone sulfate sodium salt dihydrate, Sodium dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate



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Quality Level   200
assay   ≥93% (TLC)
form   powder
drug control   Home Office Schedule 4.2; regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada
color   white to off-white
mp   148-149 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   methanol: soluble, clear to hazy
SMILES string   O.O.[Na+].C[C@]12CC[C@H]3[C@@H](CC=C4C[C@H](CC[C@]34C)OS([O-])(=O)=O)[C@@H]1CCC2=O
InChI   1S/C19H28O5S.Na.2H2O/c1-18-9-7-13(24-25(21,22)23)11-12(18)3-4-14-15-5-6-17(20)19(15,2)10-8-16(14)18;;;/h3,13-16H,4-11H2,1-2H3,(H,21,22,23);;2*1H2/q;+1;;/p-1/t13-,14-,15-,16-,18-,19-;;;/m0.../s1
Gene Information   human ... GABRA1(2554), GABRA2(2555), GABRA3(2556), GABRA4(2557), GABRA5(2558), GABRA6(2559), GABRB1(2560), GABRB2(2561), GABRB3(2562)



Dehydroisoandrosterone 3-sulfate sodium salt dihydrate has been used as a supplement to induce superoxide anion production in human neutrophil granulocytes.


1, 10 g in poly bottle

250 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Dehydroisoandrosterone 3-sulfate sodium salt dihydrate is a negative allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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


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