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'''Androsterone''' (ADT) is a [[steroid hormone]] with weak [[androgenic]] activity. It is made in the [[liver]] from the [[metabolism]] of [[testosterone]]. It was first isolated in [[1931]], by [[Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt]] and [[Kurt Tscherning]]. They distilled over 17000 litres of male urine, from which they got 50 milligrams of crystalline androsterone, which was sufficient to find that the chemical formula was very similar to [[estrone]].
 
'''Androsterone''' (ADT) is a [[steroid hormone]] with weak [[androgenic]] activity. It is made in the [[liver]] from the [[metabolism]] of [[testosterone]]. It was first isolated in [[1931]], by [[Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt]] and [[Kurt Tscherning]]. They distilled over 17000 litres of male urine, from which they got 50 milligrams of crystalline androsterone, which was sufficient to find that the chemical formula was very similar to [[estrone]].
  
The consumption of large amounts of [[celery]] can cause an increase in the production of this hormone in males. Androsterone has pheromonic properties. This hormone, released through sweat glands, is said to attract women, however, the validity of this statement is in doubt.
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[[Celery]] is claimed to contain androsterone {{Fact|date=October 2007}}. Androsterone is often advertised as influencing human behaviour, but scientific evidence for this does not exist.
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==External links==
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*[http://www.hmdb.ca/scripts/show_card.cgi?METABOCARD=HMDB00031 Androsterone entry in the HMDB]
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[[Category:Androgens]]
 
[[Category:Androgens]]
[[category:hormones]]
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[[Category:hormones]]
[[category:steroids]]
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[[Category:steroids]]
  
 
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==External links==
 
*[http://www.hmdb.ca/scripts/show_card.cgi?METABOCARD=HMDB00031 Androsterone entry in the HMDB]
 
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chemical structure of androsterone

Androsterone (ADT) is a steroid hormone with weak androgenic activity. It is made in the liver from the metabolism of testosterone. It was first isolated in 1931, by Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt and Kurt Tscherning. They distilled over 17000 litres of male urine, from which they got 50 milligrams of crystalline androsterone, which was sufficient to find that the chemical formula was very similar to estrone.

Celery is claimed to contain androsterone[citation needed]. Androsterone is often advertised as influencing human behaviour, but scientific evidence for this does not exist.

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