Lipids and lipid-like molecules
Steroids and steroid derivatives
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Androgens and derivatives
3-oxo-4-azasteroids 4-azasteroids and derivatives Quinolidines Phenylpropanes Piperidinones Delta lactams Tertiary carboxylic acid amides Tertiary amines Secondary carboxylic acid amides Amino acids and derivatives Azacyclic compounds Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Androgen-skeleton - 3-oxosteroid - Oxosteroid - 3-oxo-4-azasteroid - 4-azasteroid - Azasteroid - Quinolidine - Phenylpropane - Delta-lactam - Piperidinone - Benzenoid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Piperidine - Tertiary carboxylic acid amide - Amino acid or derivatives - Carboxamide group - Tertiary amine - Lactam - Secondary carboxylic acid amide - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organoheterocyclic compound - Azacycle - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Carbonyl group - Organic oxygen compound - Organic nitrogen compound - Organonitrogen compound - Organooxygen compound - Amine - 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.