• Molecule Monday: Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (Arimistane)

    Today I’m going to talk about an aromatase inhibitor that I saw in quite a few products. Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione, also known as Arimistane, is a pretty strong OTC aromatase inhibitor (aromatase is the enzyme that converts androgens into estrogens). This compound is a metabolite of DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which is the most common endogenous steroid hormone in…

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