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M1629

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Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate

≥97% (HPLC)

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Synonym(s):
17α-Acetoxy-6α-methylprogesterone, 17α-Hydroxy-6α-methyl-4-pregnene-3,20-dione 17-acetate, 6α-Methyl-17α-acetoxyprogesterone, 6α-Methyl-17α-hydroxyprogesterone acetate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24H34O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
386.52
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2066112
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

sterility

non-sterile

assay

≥97% (HPLC)

form

powder

mp

206-207 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: 350 mg/mL, clear, colorless

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12C[C@H](C)C3=CC(=O)CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])CC[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])CC[C@]4(OC(C)=O)C(C)=O

InChI

1S/C24H34O4/c1-14-12-18-19(22(4)9-6-17(27)13-21(14)22)7-10-23(5)20(18)8-11-24(23,15(2)25)28-16(3)26/h13-14,18-20H,6-12H2,1-5H3/t14-,18+,19-,20-,22+,23-,24-/m0/s1

InChI key

PSGAAPLEWMOORI-PEINSRQWSA-N

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M1629

Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate

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H5752

17α-Hydroxyprogesterone

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M0250000

Medroxyprogesterone acetate

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

-

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

form

-

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

-

shipped in

-

solubility

chloroform: 350 mg/mL, clear, colorless

solubility

chloroform: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to light yellow

solubility

-

solubility

-

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.

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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Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 4 - Carc. 2

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

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WGK 3

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