Androgens are steroid hormones that control the development and maintenance of an individual’s masculine characteristics. Androgens, or androgenic hormones, include testosterone and androsterone. They regulate the growth, development, and function of the male reproductive system, but they also have key effects on female physiology. Androgens are also the precursors of all estrogens, the female sex hormones. The main source of androgens is the testes, while some androgens are produced by the adrenal glands in both sexes, as well as by the ovaries in women. Androgen receptors are present in a variety of tissues, in keeping with the many physiological roles of androgens. Anabolic steroids are a group of synthetic derivatives of testosterone which promote the growth and repair of body tissues.

To better understand how androgen imbalances can create a variety of disorders, Sigma-Aldrich offers a diverse set of products for androgen research. This selection includes hormones, hormone precursors, and androgen receptor antagonists.

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SML1527 Abiraterone acetate ≥98% (HPLC)
A7505 1,4-Androstadiene-3,17-dione
A0887 5α-Androstane
A7755 5α-Androstane-3α,17β-diol
A2480 5α-Androstan-3β-ol powder
A8380 5α-Androstan-17β-ol-3-one ≥97.5%
A7883 5α-Androst-16-en-3α-ol
A3009 4-Androsten-11β-ol-3,17-dione
A8008 5α-Androst-16-en-3-one
E3375 trans-Androsterone
B9392 16β-Bromoandrosterone
SML0727 cisTPD ≥98% (HPLC)
C6240 CITCO ≥98% (HPLC), solid
D5321 D36 hydrate ≥98% (HPLC)
D4000 trans-Dehydroandrosterone ≥99%
D8886 Anti-Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) antibody produced in rabbit whole antiserum, lyophilized powder
SML1221 Dutasteride ≥98% (HPLC)
SML1844 EPI-001 ≥98% (HPLC)
E5126 Etiocholan-3α-ol-17-one
SML1375 Galeterone ≥98% (HPLC)
H4166 Hydroxyflutamide ≥98% (HPLC)
H2898 6β-Hydroxytestosterone ≥97% (HPLC)
I1757 19-Iodo-5-androstene-3β-ol-17-one 3-acetate
K8250 11-Ketotestosterone
M7252 17α-Methyltestosterone solid (photosensitive)
SML0438 Mibolerone ≥98% (HPLC)
SML0347 MJC13 ≥98% (HPLC)
N8534 Nilutamide solid
N7252 19-Nortestosterone
SML0437 Oxandrolone ≥98% (HPLC)
O2757 3-Oxo-4-aza-5α-androstane-17β-(N-t-butylcarboxamide) ≥90%, powder
PZ0343 PF-06260414 ≥98% (HPLC)
PZ0131 PF-998425 ≥98% (HPLC)
P0027 Pyrvinium pamoate salt hydrate ≥98% (HPLC)
S1437 Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin from human serum ≥95% (SDS-PAGE), buffered aqueous glycerol solution
T1500 Testosterone ≥98%
T8390 Testosterone 3-(O-carboxymethyl)oxime
T3392 Testosterone 3-(O-carboxymethyl)oxime: BSA
T5771 Testosterone 3-(O-carboxymethyl)oxime: BSA - fluorescein isothiocyanate conjugate
T1875 Testosterone propionate solid
SML0342 TFM-4AS-1 ≥98% (HPLC)
SML0141 Trilostane ≥98% (HPLC)
SML1886 VPC-13566 ≥98% (HPLC)
SML1544 VPC-14228 ≥98% (HPLC)