Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Androgens and derivatives
3-oxo-5-alpha-steroids 3-oxo-4-azasteroids 4-azasteroids and derivatives Alkyl-phenylketones Benzoyl derivatives Aryl alkyl ketones 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoids Secondary carboxylic acid amides Lactams Azacyclic compounds Organonitrogen compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Androgen-skeleton - 3-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - 3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid - 3-oxo-4-azasteroid - 4-azasteroid - Azasteroid - Alkyl-phenylketone - Phenylketone - Benzoyl - Aryl ketone - Aryl alkyl ketone - Phenol - 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Lactam - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Ketone - Carboxamide group - Azacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as androgens and derivatives. These are 3-hydroxylated C19 steroid hormones. They are known to favor the development of masculine characteristics. They also show profound effects on scalp and body hair in humans.