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androstenedione

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  • n. A steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands and the gonads, chemical formula C19H26O2; the common precursor to both male and female sex hormones.

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Examples

  • Testosterone is derived from the androgen called androstenedione via a reduction of its 17-keto group.

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  • The revelation he favoured an easily available pick-me-up called androstenedione - banned by every sport that actually cared about drug testing - created as much animosity toward the reporter who wrote the story as it did McGwire.

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  • The revelation he favoured an easily available pick-me-up called androstenedione - banned by every sport that actually cared about drug testing - created as much animosity towards the reporter who wrote the story as it did towards McGwire.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Management wants year-round random testing, a ban on precursors such as androstenedione and stiffer penalties for players who violate the policy.

    USATODAY.com - Expos question nears an answer

  • Certain adrenal tumors cause elevated levels of androstenedione which is converted by the enzyme aromatase into estrone, a form of estrogen.

    Find Me A Cure

  • For many athletes, the terms of the code were breached in a single moment in 1998 when a reporter spied a bottle of androstenedione in Mark McGwire's locker.

    It's Time for the Sportswriters to Go

  • Other blood tests (your doctor will determine how often), including chemistries; lactate dehydrogenase; and adrenal hormones such as cortisol, testosterone, 17-hydroxyprogesterone, androstenedione and dehydroepiandrosterone

    Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

  • As Linkmeister and Dr X point out, Mark McGwire was indeed up front about his use of androstenedione.

    A decade in the rough

  • ROBERTS: So what he said goes way beyond the androstenedione that he had already admitted to taking?

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • In 1998, Steve Wilstein of the Associated Press wrote about observing a bottle of androstenedione in slugger Mark McGwire's locker.

    Robert Lipsyte: The Literature of Betrayal Arrives at the Ballpark

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