Equilenin

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Equilenin
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ECHA InfoCard 100.007.483
Chemical and physical data
Formula C18H18O2
Molar mass 266.339 g/mol
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Equilenin, also known as 6,8-didehydroestrone, as well as estra-1,3,5(10),6,8-pentaen-3-ol-17-one, is an estrogenic steroid hormone obtained from the urine of pregnant mares.[1][2] It is used as one of the components in Premarin.[2] It was the first complex natural product to be fully synthesized.

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  1. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 494–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  2. ^ a b Marc A. Fritz; Leon Speroff (28 March 2012). Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 751–. ISBN 978-1-4511-4847-3.