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P6149

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Progesterone

γ-irradiated, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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Synonym(s):
4-Pregnene-3,20-dione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
314.46
Beilstein:
1915950
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

description

synthesized from materials derived from plant source

sterility

γ-irradiated

product line

BioXtra

Assay

≥99%

form

powder

potency

0.1-20 ng/mL

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

128-132 °C (lit.)

solubility

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

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CC(=O)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2[C@@H]3CCC4=CC(=O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]3CC[C@]12C

InChI

1S/C21H30O2/c1-13(22)17-6-7-18-16-5-4-14-12-15(23)8-10-20(14,2)19(16)9-11-21(17,18)3/h12,16-19H,4-11H2,1-3H3/t16-,17+,18-,19-,20-,21+/m0/s1

Inchi Key

RJKFOVLPORLFTN-LEKSSAKUSA-N

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Progesterone Steroid hormone secreted by the corpus luteum during the latter half of the menstrual cycle.

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Progesterone

sterility

γ-irradiated

sterility

-

sterility

-

sterility

-

product line

BioXtra

product line

BioReagent

product line

-

product line

-

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99%

assay

-

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

form

crystalline solid

potency

0.1-20 ng/mL

potency

0.1-20 ng/mL

potency

-

potency

-

Application

Use in cell culture applications to study sterol regulation of cell signaling and gene expression.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Induces maturation and secretory activity of the uterine endothelium; suppresses ovulation. Progesterone is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer.

Other Notes

Steroid hormone produced by the corpus luteum.

Physical form

powder-RT; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

Reconstitution

To prepare 20 μg/ml stock solution, add 1 ml absolute ethanol, gently swirl to dissolve, add 49 ml sterile medium.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Lact. - Repr. 1A

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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