Research Areas



  • Assay Type Competitive ELISA
  • Sample Types Saliva, Urine, Extracted Serum, Extracted Plasma
  • Sensitivity 2.3 pg/mL
  • Species Androstenedione is identical across species
  • Assay Duration 2.5 Hours
  • Samples/Plate 40 in Duplicate
  • Readout Colorimetric, 450 nm
  • Standard Curve
  • Description

    Androstenedione is a steroid hormone also known as androst-4-ene-3,17-dione. It is synthesized from dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or 17-hydroxyprogesterone. By itself, androstenedione is a weak androgen though it is a precursor for biosynthesis of stronger androgens, such as testosterone and estrogens. Therefore, androstenedione is classified as a controlled drug and a supplement to enhance athletic performance and body energy.

  • Structure