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Table 1 List of measured hormones with abbreviations, chemical and trivial names and detection limits

From: Age and cognitive status dependent differences in blood steroid and thyroid hormone concentrations in intact male rats

Hormone Chemical name Trivial name Detection limit
T 4-Androsten-17β-ol-3-on Testosterone 0.1 ng/mL
4A 4-Androsten-3,17-dion 4-Androstenedione 0.1 ng/mL
AD 5a-Androstan-3α,17β-diol Androstanediol-3α,17β 0.1 ng/mL
DHEA 5-Androstene-3β-ol-17-one Dehydroepiandrosterone 0.5 ng/mL
DHT 5a-Androstan-17β-ol-3-on Dihydrotestosterone 0.025 ng/mL
17OHP 4-Pregnen-17α-ol-3,20-dion 17-Hydroxyprogesterone 0.1 ng/mL
17OH5P 5-Pregnene-3β,17α-diol-20-one 17-Hydroxypregnenolone 0.1 ng/mL
S 4-Pregnene-17α,21-diol-3,20-dione 11-Deoxycortisol 0.1 ng/mL
Prog 4-Pregnen-3,20-dion Progesterone 0.625 ng/mL
B 4-Pregnen-11β,21-diol-3,20-dion Corticosterone 5 ng/mL
E2 1,3,5(10)-Estratrien-3-ol-17-one 17β-Estradiol 2 pg/mL
T3 3,3′,5-Triiod-l-thyronin Triiodothyronine 0,75 nmol/L
T4 3,3′,5,5′-Tetraiod-l-thyronin Thyroxine 26 nmol/L
TSH 5-Oxo-l-prolyl-l-histidyl-l-prolinamide Thyroid-stimulating-hormone 0.15 mLU/L