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Corticosterone

VETRANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym(s):
11β,21-Dihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione, Kendall’s Compound B, Reichstein’s Substance H, 11β,21-Dihydroxyprogesterone, 4-Pregnene-11β,21-diol-3,20-dione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
346.46
Beilstein:
2339601
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

product line

VETRANAL®

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

179-183 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

C[C@]12C[C@H](O)[C@H]3[C@@H](CCC4=CC(=O)CC[C@]34C)[C@@H]1CC[C@@H]2C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C21H30O4/c1-20-8-7-13(23)9-12(20)3-4-14-15-5-6-16(18(25)11-22)21(15,2)10-17(24)19(14)20/h9,14-17,19,22,24H,3-8,10-11H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,16+,17-,19+,20-,21-/m0/s1

InChI key

OMFXVFTZEKFJBZ-HJTSIMOOSA-N

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General description

Corticosterone is one of the principal steroids secreted by the rat adrenal gland and found in rat plasma.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
Corticosterone may be used as a reference standard in the determination of corticosterone in plasma samples using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).

Legal Information

VETRANAL is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Determination of plasma corticosterone using high-performance liquid chromatography.
Woodward HJC and Emery WP
Journal of Chromatography. B, Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 419(2), 280-284 (1987)
The estimation of small amounts of corticosterone in rat plasma.
Zenker N and Bernstein ED
The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 231(2), 695-701 (1958)
Selective retention of corticosterone by limbic structures in rat brain.
McEwen SB, et al.
Nature, 220(5170), 911-911 (1968)
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