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Introduction: 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone

Description of 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone

5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone: A therapeutic anabolic steroid hormone identical to endogenous dihydrotestosterone. Androstanolone binds to and activates specific nuclear receptors. This agent may be used for testosterone replacement therapy in hypogonadal men, in HIV-wasting syndrome, and in other conditions in order to increase nitrogen retention and fat-free muscle mass. (NCI04)
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