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Skeletal formula of 4-hydroxytestosterone
Ball-and-stick model of the 4-hydroxytestosterone molecule
IUPAC name
Other names
4,17β-Dihydroxy-4-androstene-3-one; (17β)-4,17-dihydroxyandrost-4-en-3-one
ChemSpider  YesY
DrugBank  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
Molar mass 304.42 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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4-Hydroxytestosterone (4-OHT or 4,17beta-dihydroxy-4-androstene-3-one) is an anabolic steroid. It was first patented by G.D. Searle & Company in 1955 and is testosterone with a hydroxy group at the four position. 4-OHT has moderate anabolic, mild androgenic, and anti-aromatic properties and is similar to the steroid clostebol.

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