25-Deoxy-20-Hydroxyecdysone - Glossary

25-Deoxy-20-Hydroxyecdysone

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Also known as Ponasterone A.  An ecdysteroid and analog of 20-hydroxyecdysone.  25-Deoxy-20-Hydroxyecdysone is sometimes listed as a component of standardized extracts used in bodybuilding supplements, although there is little information on what effects – if any – it has on mammals when given in isolation (FYI: one chemical supplier states it’s “inert to mammalian physiology”).

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