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Details for messenger / hormone: estrone

EndoNet ID: ENH00069

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  • estrone
  • 3-Hydroxy-1,3,5(10)-estratrien-17-one
  • 1,3,5(10)-estratrien-3-ol-17-one

General information

  • Estrone is a potential therapeutic agent to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease progression. [1]
  • Less potent than estradiol but more so than estriol. [2]
  • Steroid. [2]
  • Metabolically convertible to estradiol. [2]
  • About 3 times less potent than estradiol. [3]


Hormone function

  • homeostasis
    • hormone precursor

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • not genome-encoded
        • sterol lipids
          • steroids
            • estrogens


      KEGG C00468

      Links to other resources

      KEGG C00468
      LIPID MAPS LMST02010004
      LipidBank SST0015


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