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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

  • CAS Number 71-58-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C24H34O4

  • Molecular Weight 386.52

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2066112

  •  EC Number 200-757-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00010483

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24896674

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Properties

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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

Packaging

1, 10 g in glass bottle

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.

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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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