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Drostanolone

Drostanolone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2R,5S,8R,9S,10S,13S,14S,17S)-17-hydroxy- 2,10,13-trimethyl-1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17- tetradecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID:
UNII  N
ChEMBL  N
Chemical data
Formula C20H32O2
Molecular mass 304.46 g/mol
 N   

Drostanolone (INN; also known as dromostanolone or Drolban), marketed as Masteron, is an anabolic steroid. Drostanolone is a part of the dihydrotestosterone (DHT) family. Its main medical uses include lowering cholesterol levels and as an antineoplastic agent in the treatment of some cancers. It is most commonly marketed as the ester drostanolone propionate (trade name Masteron). Drostanolone has been used for bodybuilding, mainly in "cutting cycles."

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Further reading

  • Ringold, H. J.; Batres, E.; Halpern, O.; Necoechea, E.; J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 1959, 81, 427.



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