Testosterone formate

Testosterone formate
Synonyms Testosterone carboxylate; Testosterone methanoate
CAS Number 3129-42-8
PubChem (CID) 151084
ChemSpider 133166
Chemical and physical data
Formula C20H28O3
Molar mass 316.441 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Testosterone formate, also known as testosterone carboxylate or testosterone methanoate, as well as androst-4-en-17β-ol-3-one 17β-formate, is a synthetic, steroidal androgen and an androgen ester – specifically, the C17β formate ester of testosterone – which was first synthesized in the 1930s and was never marketed.[1][2][3][4]

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  2. R T Blickenstaff (2 December 2012). Antitumor Steroids. Academic Press. pp. 76–. ISBN 978-0-323-13916-8.
  3. Edith Josephy; F. Radt (1 December 2013). Elsevier’s Encyclopaedia of Organic Chemistry: Series III: Carboisocyclic Condensed Compounds. Springer. pp. 3019–. ISBN 978-3-662-25863-7.
  4. Koch, F. C. (1937). "RECENT ADVANCES IN THE FIELD OF ANDROGENS". Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. 5 (0): 34–43. doi:10.1101/SQB.1937.005.01.004. ISSN 0091-7451.

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