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Pregnenolone

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000145-13-1

Chemical Formula

C21-H32-O2

Molecular Weight

316

Therapeutic Category

Adrenal cortex hormone

Chemical Name

Pregn-5-en-20-one, 3-hydroxy-, (3β)-

Foreign Names

  • Pregnenolonum (Latin)
  • Pregnenolon (German)
  • Pregnénolone (French)
  • Pregnenolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Name

  • Metharmone F (Pregnenolone and Androstenedione)
    Nippon Zoki Seiykau, Japan

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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