19-Norpregnane

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19-Norpregnane
19-Norpregnane.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(8R,9R,10S,13R,14S,17S)-17-Ethyl-13-methyl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17-hexadecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthrene
Other names
13β-Methyl-17β-ethylgonane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C20H34
Molar mass 274.49 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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19-Norpregnane, also known as 13β-methyl-17β-ethylgonane, is a norsteroid and the 19-demethyl analogue of pregnane. It is the parent compound of 19-norprogesterone (19-norpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione) and derivatives of it such as the progestins demegestone, gestonorone caproate (gestronol hexanoate), nomegestrol acetate, norgestomet, promegestone, segesterone acetate (nestorone), and trimegestone.[1]

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  1. ^ Howard J.A. Carp, ed. (9 April 2015). Progestogens in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Springer. pp. 35–. ISBN 978-3-319-14385-9.