17α-Dihydroequilenin

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17α-Dihydroequilenin
17α-Dihydroequilenin.svg
Clinical data
Synonyms NSC-12171; α-Dihydroequilenin; 6,8-Didehydro-17α-estradiol; Estra-1,3,5(10),6,8-pentaen-3,17α-diol
Routes of
administration
By mouth
Drug class Estrogen
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C18H20O2
Molar mass 268.350 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

17α-Dihydroequilenin, or α-dihydroequilenin, also known as 6,8-didehydro-17α-estradiol, as well as estra-1,3,5(10),6,8-pentaen-3,17α-diol, is a naturally occurring steroidal estrogen found in horses which is closely related to equilin, equilenin, and 17α-estradiol, and, as the 3-sulfate ester sodium salt, is a minor constituent (1.2%) of conjugated estrogens (Premarin).[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Marc A. Fritz; Leon Speroff (28 March 2012). Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 751–. ISBN 978-1-4511-4847-3.