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E8875 Sigma

β-Estradiol

≥98%

Synonym: 1,3,5-Estratriene-3,17β-diol, 17β-Estradiol, 3,17β-Dihydroxy-1,3,5(10)-estratriene, Dihydrofolliculin

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Packaging

1, 5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

250 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

The major estrogen secreted by the premenopausal ovary. Estrogens direct the development of the female phenotype in embryogenesis and during puberty by regulating gene transcription and, thus, protein synthesis. It also induces the production of gonadotropins which, in turn, induce ovulation. Exposure to estradiol increases breast cancer incidence and proliferation.

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This compound is also offered as part of Sigma′s Library of Pharmacologically Active Compounds (LOPAC®1280), a biologically annotated collection of high-quality, ready-to-screen compounds. Click here to learn more.

This compound is featured on the Acetylcholine Receptors (Nicotinic) and Nuclear Receptors (Steroids) pages of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

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Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. E8875.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
KG2975000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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