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Androstadienone chemical structure
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|Molecular weight||270.408 g/mol|
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Androstadienone, also known as androsta-4,16,-dien-3-one, is a chemical compound found in human sweat.
It is a metabolite of the sex hormone testosterone: however, androstadienone does not exhibit any known androgenic or anabolic effects. Though it has been reported to significantly affect the mood of heterosexual women and homosexual men, it does not alter behavior overtly, although it may have more subtle effects on attention. Androstadienone is commonly sold in male fragrances, it is purported, to increase sexual attraction.
- ↑ Wyart C, Webster WW, Chen JH, Wilson SR, McClary A, Khan RM, Sobel N (February 2007). Smelling a single component of male sweat alters levels of cortisol in women. J Neurosci 27 (6): 1261–5.
- ↑ Lundström JN, Olsson MJ (December 2005). Subthreshold amounts of social odorant affect mood, but not behavior, in heterosexual women when tested by a male, but not a female, experimenter. Biol Psychol 70 (3): 197–204.
- ↑ Hummer TA, McClintock MK (April 2009). Putative human pheromone androstadienone attunes the mind specifically to emotional information. Horm Behav 55 (4): 548–59.
- A critical review of the evidence for the existence (1) human pheromones and (2) a functional vomeronasal organ (VNO) in humans
Anabolic steroids (A14) (trademark names in brackets)
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Androstadienone • Boldenone undecylenate (Equipoise) • Desoxymethyltestosterone (Madol) • DHT • Methandrostenolone (Dianabol) • Methenolone • Norethandrolone • Oxandrolone (Anavar) • Oxymetholone (Anadrol) • Quinbolone (Anabolicum Vister) • Stanozolol (Winstrol) • Testosterone • Clostebol • 4-Chlordehydromethyltestosterone (Turinabol) • Fluoxymesterone (Halotestin) • Drostanolone (Masteron) • DHEA • Oxymetholone (Anadrol-50) • Mesterolone (Proviron) • Methenolone enanthate (Primobolan) • Mestanolone
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