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Detection and metabolic investigations of a novel designer steroid: 3-chloro-17α-methyl-5α-androstan-17β-ol

Cawley, Adam T.; Blakey, Karen; Waller, Christopher C.; McLeod, Malcolm D.; Boyd, Sue; Heather, Alison; McGrath, Kristine C.; Handelsman, David J.; Willis, Anthony C.


In 2012, seized capsules containing white powder were analyzed to show the presence of unknown steroid-related compounds. Subsequent gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) investigations identified a mixture of 3α- and 3β- isomers of the novel compound; 3-chloro-17α-methyl-α-androstan-17β-ol. Synthesis of authentic reference materials followed by comparison of NMR, GC-MS and gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) data confirmed the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-06-23
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug Testing and Analysis
DOI: 10.1002/dta.1832
Access Rights: Open Access


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