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Etiocholane

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Etiocholane
Names
IUPAC name
(5S,8S,9S,10S,13S,14S)-10,13-Dimethyl-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene
Other names
5β-Androstane; 5-Epiandrostane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
UNII
Properties
C19H32
Molar mass 260.465 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Etiocholane, also known as 5β-androstane or 5-epiandrostane, is an androstane (C19) steroid. It is the 5β-isomer of androstane. Etiocholanes include 5β-androstanedione, 5β-dihydrotestosterone, 3α,5β-androstanediol, 3β,5β-androstanediol, etiocholanolone, epietiocholanolone, and 3α,5β-androstanol.

17β-Ethyletiocholanes, or 5β-pregnanes,[1] include 5β-dihydroprogesterone, pregnanolone, and epipregnanolone, as well as pregnanediol and pregnanetriol.

See also

References

  1. ^ William M. Haynes (19 April 2016). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 93rd Edition. CRC Press. pp. 3–. ISBN 978-1-4398-8050-0.
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