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M1629 Sigma

Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate

≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: 17α-Acetoxy-6α-methylprogesterone, 17α-Hydroxy-6α-methyl-4-pregnene-3,20-dione 17-acetate, 6α-Methyl-17α-acetoxyprogesterone, 6α-Methyl-17α-hydroxyprogesterone acetate

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InChI Key   PSGAAPLEWMOORI-PEINSRQWSA-N
assay   ≥97% (HPLC)
mp   206-207 °C(lit.)
Gene Information   human ... AR(367), ESR1(2099), ESRRA(2101), NR3C1(2908), NR3C2(4306), PGR(5241)
rat ... Ar(24208)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate (MPA) is a synthetic progestin used as a contraceptive, in hormone replacement therapy and for the treatment of endometriosis. It is a more potent progestin that the nonacetylated form.

Packaging

1, 10 g in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TU5010000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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