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Substance Name: Anabolic Agents
ID: A079000000


  • Steroidal compounds related to TESTOSTERONE, the major mammalian male sex hormone. Testosterone congeners include important testosterone precursors in the biosynthetic pathways, metabolites, derivatives, and synthetic steroids with androgenic activities.
  • These compounds stimulate anabolism and inhibit catabolism. They stimulate the development of muscle mass, strength, and power.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anabolic Agents
  • Hormones
  • Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists

Superlist Classification Code

  • DEA Schedule III
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Anabolic Agents

MeSH Heading

  • Testosterone Congeners


  • Anabolic steroids
  • Body Building drugs

Superlist Names

  • Anabolic steroids
  • DEA No. 4000

Registry Numbers

ID Number

  • A079000000

System Generated Number

  • A079000000