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1,3-N-Dipropyl-7-Propargylxanthine

Also written (correctly) as 1,3-di-n-propyl-7-propargylxanthine. A synthetic caffeine analog that is reportedly 100 times more potent than caffeine at both A1 and A2 adensosine receptors.  It has not, however, been tested in...

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1,4,6-Androstatriene-3,17-Dione

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4-Hydroxy-3-Methoxy Cinnamic Acid

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2a,3a-Epithio-17a-Methyl-5a-Androstan-17b-Ol

An anabolic “supplement” compound sold under various names (Havoc, Epistane, Hemaguno). It’s a methylated, orally-bioavailable version of a steroidal, anti-estrogenic drug, Epitiostanol, which was originally developed in Japan.  Epitiostanol is also the parent compound of an illegal anabolic steroid: Mepitiostane (2a, 3a-epithio-5-androstan-17b-yl-1-methoxycyclopentyl ether). May also be written as...

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3,5-Diiodo-L-Thyronine

Also known as 3,5-T2 or T2.  Like 3,3′-diiodo-l-thyronine, it’s a breakdown metabolite of the active thyroid hormone, T3.  Animal data suggests it can reduce body fat accumulation by reducing oxidative stress and altering hepatic (liver) fat metabolism – without inducing thyrotoxicity.  This is why it’s included in several weight loss supplements, although a) there’s no controlled human data on its use...

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