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
Identifiers
CAS Number 517-09-9 N
PubChem CID 444865
DrugBank DB03515 YesY
ChemSpider 392668 YesY
KEGG C14303 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL225546 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C18H18O2
Molar 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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