14 relations: Biological activity, Epimer, Estrogen, Fusarium, International nonproprietary name, Metabolite, Mycoestrogen, Nonsteroidal, Organic compound, Resorcylic acid lactone, United States Adopted Name, Zearalanone, Zearalenone, Zeranol.
In pharmacology, biological activity or pharmacological activity describes the beneficial or adverse effects of a drug on living matter.
In stereochemistry, an epimer is one of a pair of stereoisomers.
Estrogen, or oestrogen, is the primary female sex hormone.
Fusarium is a large genus of filamentous fungi, part of a group often referred to as hyphomycetes, widely distributed in soil and associated with plants.
The International Nonproprietary Name (INN) is an official generic and non-proprietary name given to a pharmaceutical drug or an active ingredient.
A metabolite is the intermediate end product of metabolism.
Mycoestrogens are estrogens produced by fungi.
Nonsteroidal is a term which is used to describe a compound that is not a steroid.
In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.
Resorcylic acid lactones are a group of estrogenic compounds.
United States Adopted Names are unique nonproprietary names assigned to pharmaceuticals marketed in the United States.
Zearalanone (ZAN) is a semi-synthetic mycoestrogen that is a derivative of zearalenone (ZEN).
Zearalenone (ZEN), also known as RAL and F-2 mycotoxin, is a potent estrogenic metabolite produced by some Fusarium and Gibberella species.
Zeranol (brand names Frideron, Ralabol, Ralgro, Ralone, Zerano; developmental code names MK-188, P-1496), or zearanol, also known as α-zearalanol or simply zearalanol, is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen of the resorcylic acid lactone group related to mycoestrogens found in fungi in the Fusarium genus and is used mainly as an anabolic agent in veterinary medicine.