Product: 5β-Androstan-3α-ol-17-one-16,16-d2
Catalog Number: D884
CAS Number: 53-42-9 (unlabeled)
Synonyms: 5β-Androsterone-16,16-d2;
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Formula: C19D2H30O2
Enrichment: 98%D
Molecular Weight: 292.46
Structure: 5β-Androstan-3α-ol-17-one-16,16-d<sub>2</sub>
Appearance: White solid
Category: Labeled Steroids & Hormones
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions

Store at room temperature. Adequate ventilation


Non-hazardous for transport

Literature References:

Reddy, D.S.,Neurosteroids: endogenous role in the human brain and therapeutic potentials. Prog. Brain Res., 2010, 186: 113–137.; Li P, Bracamontes J, Katona BW, Covey DF, Steinbach JH, Akk G., Natural and enantiomeric etiocholanolone interact with distinct sites on the rat alpha1beta2gamma2L GABAA receptor. Mol. Pharmacol., 2007, 71 (6): 1582–1590.

Applications: A labeled endogenous 17-ketosteroid. A product of the metabolism of testosterone. Causes fever, immunostimulation, and leukocytosis. Used to evaluate adrenal cortex function, bone marrow performance, and to stimulate the immune system in neoplastic disease. Acts as a positive allosteric modulator of the GABA-A receptor. Possesses anticonvulsant effects.