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SML0550 Sigma-Aldrich

Nestorone

≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: 17-(Acetyloxy)-16-methylene-19-norpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-Hydroxy-16-methylene-19-norpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione acetate, Elcometrine, Nestoron, ST-1435, ST1435

  • CAS Number 7759-35-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C23H30O4

  • Molecular Weight 370.48

  •  MDL number MFCD01711303

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329825546

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   ≥97% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white to beige
solubility   DMSO: 5 mg/mL, clear
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CC(=O)O[C@]1(C(C)=O)C(=C)C[C@H]2[C@@H]3CCC4=CC(=O)CC[C@@H]4[C@H]3CC[C@]12C
InChI   1S/C23H30O4/c1-13-11-21-20-7-5-16-12-17(26)6-8-18(16)19(20)9-10-22(21,4)23(13,14(2)24)27-15(3)25/h12,18-21H,1,5-11H2,2-4H3/t18-,19+,20+,21-,22-,23-/m0/s1
InChI key   CKFBRGLGTWAVLG-GOMYTPFNSA-N
Gene Information   human ... PGR(5241)

Description

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nestorone is a potent progesterone receptor agonist with no androgenic, estrogenic, or glucocorticoid-like activities. Nestorone has been used as a female contraceptive, and recent studies inidicate that it may be useful as a male contraceptive as well. It has also been shown to have neurogenic and neuroprotective activity.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

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Nuclear Receptors (Steroids)

Intracellular receptors (IRs) are a class of ligand-dependent transcription factors that include receptors for both steroid and non-steroid hormones. Upon binding their cognate hormone, these recepto...
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