1,4,6- androstatrien-3,17-dione

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1,4,6- androstatrien-3,17-dione, also known as ATD is an aromatase inhibitor used to control estrogen synthesis.[1]

1,4,6- androstatrien-3,17-dione is used in over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements such as Rebound XT, Novedex XT and Inhibit-E, and while not banned, may cause positive urinanalysis results leading to disqualification from competitive sports due it's similar properties to banned substances.[2]

References

  1. Adkins-Regan, Elizabeth (2006-07-06). "Sex steroids modulate changes in social and sexual preference during juvenile development in zebra finches". Hormones and Behaviour. Elsevier Inc. 50 (5): 772–778. Retrieved 2007-10-07.  Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (help)
  2. "DRUG TESTING" (HTML). Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 

Further Reading

  1. ^ Covey DF, Hood WF. (1981). "Enzyme-generated intermediates derived from 4-androstene-3,6,17-trione and 1,4,6-androstatriene-3,17-dione cause a time-dependent decrease in human placental aromatase activity". Endocrinology 108 (4): 1597-9. PMID 7472286.

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