[Imprinting of metabolism of steroid hormones caused by the anabolic steroid drug methandrostenolone]

Probl Endokrinol (Mosk). Mar-Apr 1991;37(2):45-7.
[Article in Russian]


An ability of the anabolic steroid drug methandrostenolone to induce irreversible metabolic changes of steroid hormones was studied. Neonatal administration of methandrostenolone to castrated rats was shown to cause the imprinting of metabolism of male type liver androgens.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Animals, Newborn / metabolism*
  • Female
  • Male
  • Methandrostenolone / pharmacology*
  • Rats
  • Rats, Inbred Strains
  • Testosterone / metabolism*


  • Testosterone
  • Methandrostenolone