Abstract Title:

The boar-pheromone steroid identified in vegetables.

Abstract Source:

Experientia. 1979 Dec 15 ;35(12):1674-5. PMID: 520500

Abstract Author(s):

R Claus, H O Hoppen


The steroid 5 a-androst-16-en-3-one, known as a boar pheromone, was identified in parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) and celery (Apium graveolens). Concentrations are in the range of 8 ng/g plant.

Study Type : Plant Study

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