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A salt, ester, or anion of decanoic acid.

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BISSCHOP, A., GAYAN-RAMIREZ, G., ROLLIER, H., et al, 1997, Effects of nandrolone decanoate on respiratory and peripheral muscles in male and female rats, J Appl Physio,; 82: 1112-8.
On the mechanism of action of nandrolone phenylpropionate and nandrolone decanoate inrats.
Some of the compounds used included nandrolone decanoate (100 mg administered intramuscularly [IM]/week) for women and testenterone (200 mg IM/week) for men.
Revised labeling on the drug, which is marketed as Haldol, Haldol decanoate, and Haldol lactate, includes a cardiovascular subsection that explains the increased risk for prolonging the QT interval.
Although a number of studies have evaluated various appetite stimulants--megestrol, dronabinol (Marinol), cyproheptadine (Periactin), thalidomide (Thalomid), pentoxifylline (Pentoxil/ Trental), nandrolone decanoate (DecaDurabolin), oxandrolone (Oxandrin), and corticosteroids--in patients with AIDS, anorexia cachexia syndrome, and advanced cancer, only megestrol has been studied in malnourished elderly patients.
(19.) Carpenter WT Jr, Buchanan RW, Kirkpatrick B, Lann HD, Breier AF, Summerfelt AT Comparative effectiveness of fluphenazine decanoate injections every 2 weeks versus every 6 weeks.
cerevisiae produced appreciable quantities of isoamyl acetate, ethyl hexanoate, ethyl octanoate and ethyl decanoate. However, the wild yeasts also contributed to the synthesis of esters since the total concentration of these substances was higher in the mixed inoculated fermentation than in the pure inoculated fermentation.
Decanoate (C10 fatty acid) shows this effect to a greater extent than octanoate (C8).
Anabolic steroids can increase bone and muscle mass, though nandrolone decanoate is the only anabolic steroid currently licensed for treating osteoporosis, and injections are carefully monitored due to side effects.
mass m.p., b.p., [degrees]C [degrees]C/ torr Caprylate (C 8 : 0) 158.24 193/760 (Octanoate) Caprote (C 10 : 0) 186.30 224/760 (Decanoate) Laurate (C 12 : 0) 214.35 5 266/766 (Dodecanoate) Myristate (C 14 : 0) 242.41 18.5 295/751 (Tetradecanoate) Palmitate (C 16 : 0) 270.46 30.5 415/747 (Hexadecanoate) Stearate (C 18 : 0) 298.51 39.1 442/747 (Octadecanoate) Oleate (C 18 : 1) 296.49 -20 218.5/30 (Octadecenoate) Linoleate (C 18 : 2) 294.48 -35 215/30 (Octadecadienoate) Linolenate (C 18 : 3) 292.46 -57 109/0.98 (Octadecatrienoate) -52 Methyl ester Cetane Heat of No.
magnesium decanoate) at 1868-1305 [cm.sup.-1] wavenumbers were measured, and demonstrated a continued increase when plotted against the decanoic acid coating addition level.