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 Anilides N-arylamides Secondary carboxylic acid amides Lactams Azacyclic compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Androgen-skeleton - 3-oxosteroid - 3-oxo-4-azasteroid - 3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid - Oxosteroid - 4-azasteroid - Azasteroid - Anilide - N-arylamide - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Benzenoid - Carboxamide group - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Lactam - Azacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - 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.