CHEBI:16032 - androsterone

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ChEBI Name androsterone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16032
Definition An androstanoid that is 5α-androstane having a hydroxy substituent at the 3α-position and an oxo group at the 17-position. It is a metabolite of dehydroepiandrosterone .
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:2714, CHEBI:13832, CHEBI:20235
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Formula C19H30O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 290.447
Monoisotopic Mass 290.22458
InChI InChI=1S/C19H30O2/c1-18-9-7-13(20)11-12(18)3-4-14-15-5-6-17(21)19(15,2)10-8-16(14)18/h12-16,20H,3-11H2,1-2H3/t12-,13+,14-,15-,16-,18-,19-/m0/s1
InChIKey QGXBDMJGAMFCBF-HLUDHZFRSA-N
SMILES [H][C@@]12CCC(=O)[C@@]1(C)CC[C@@]1([H])[C@@]2([H])CC[C@@]2([H])C[C@H](O)CC[C@]12C
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:txid10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in urine (BTO:0001419). See: David F. Putnam Composition and Concentrative Properties of Human Urine. NASA Contractor Report. July 1971
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in cerebrospinal fluid (UBERON:0001359). See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in blood (UBERON:0000178). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): androgen
A sex hormone that stimulates or controls the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
pheromone
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
human urinary metabolite
Any metabolite (endogenous or exogenous) found in human urine samples.
human blood serum metabolite
Any metabolite (endogenous or exogenous) found in human blood serum samples.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
Application(s): anticonvulsant
A drug used to prevent seizures or reduce their severity.
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Outgoing androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has parent hydride 5α-androstane (CHEBI:28859)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role androgen (CHEBI:50113)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role anticonvulsant (CHEBI:35623)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role human blood serum metabolite (CHEBI:85234)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role human urinary metabolite (CHEBI:84087)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) has role pheromone (CHEBI:26013)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) is a 17-oxo steroid (CHEBI:19168)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) is a 3α-hydroxy steroid (CHEBI:36835)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) is a androstanoid (CHEBI:50402)
androsterone (CHEBI:16032) is a C19-steroid (CHEBI:131621)
Incoming androsterone 3-glucosiduronic acid (CHEBI:28832) has functional parent androsterone (CHEBI:16032)
androsterone sulfate (CHEBI:83037) has functional parent androsterone (CHEBI:16032)
IUPAC Name
3α-hydroxy-5α-androstan-17-one
Synonyms Sources
(3α,5α)-3-hydroxyandrostan-17-one NIST Chemistry WebBook
3-epihydroxyetioallocholan-17-one ChemIDplus
3alpha-Hydroxy-5alpha-androstan-17-one KEGG COMPOUND
3α-hydroxy-5α-androstan-17-one UniProt
3α-hydroxyetioallocholan-17-one NIST Chemistry WebBook
5α-androstane-3α-ol-17-one NIST Chemistry WebBook
5α-androsterone NIST Chemistry WebBook
Androkinine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Androsterone KEGG COMPOUND
Androtine NIST Chemistry WebBook
cis-androsterone NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
5668 ChemSpider
Androsterone Wikipedia
ANDROSTERONE MetaCyc
AOI PDBeChem
C00523 KEGG COMPOUND
FDB021881 FooDB
HMDB0000031 HMDB
LMST02020001 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2217626 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
2217626 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
53-41-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
53-41-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
700649 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
16 June 2021
General Comment
2011-01-14 Androsterone is made in the liver from the metabolism of testosterone.