Equilenin

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Equilenin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-hydroxy-13-methyl-12,14,15,16-tetrahydro-
11H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-one
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 517-09-9 N
ATC code ?
PubChem CID 444865
DrugBank DB03515
ChemSpider 392668 YesY
KEGG C14303 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL225546 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C18H18O2 
Mol. mass 266.339 g/mol
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Equilenin is an estrogenic steroid hormone obtained from the urine of pregnant mares. It is used as one of the components in Premarin. It was the first complex natural product to be successfully, fully synthesized in 1940 by Alfred L. Wilds.

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