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B7005 Sigma-Aldrich

Betamethasone

≥98%

Synonym: 9α-Fluoro-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-16β-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16β-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16β-methylprednisolone

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
biological source   synthetic (organic)
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
mp   235-237 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: 0.063 g/L at 37 °C
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [H][C@@]12C[C@H](C)[C@](O)(C(=O)CO)[C@@]1(C)C[C@H](O)[C@@]3(F)[C@@]2([H])CCC4=CC(=O)C=C[C@]34C
InChI   1S/C22H29FO5/c1-12-8-16-15-5-4-13-9-14(25)6-7-19(13,2)21(15,23)17(26)10-20(16,3)22(12,28)18(27)11-24/h6-7,9,12,15-17,24,26,28H,4-5,8,10-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,15-,16-,17-,19-,20-,21-,22-/m0/s1
InChI key   UREBDLICKHMUKA-DVTGEIKXSA-N
Gene Information   human ... ABCB1(5243), CYP3A4(1576), IL4(3565), IL5(3567), NR3C1(2908)
mouse ... Abcb1a(18671), Abcb1b(18669), Ifng(15978), Nos2(18126), Tnf(21926)
rat ... Ar(24208), Nr3c1(24413), Tnf(24835)

Description

Application

Betamethasone has been used as a corticosteroid (CORT) standard.

Packaging

100, 500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Betamethasone, an isomer of dexamethasone is also termed as 9α-fluoro-16β-methyl-11 β,17,21-trihydroxypregna-1,4-dien-3,20-dione or 9α-fluoro-16β-methylprednisolone (27.1.52). It can be used as an anti-itch agent and treating dermatitis and eczema.

Features and Benefits

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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