|Synonyms||Deacetylsuperlutin; 16-Methylene-6-dehydro-17α-hydroxyprogesterone; 16-Methylenepregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione; 16-Methyl-4,6,16-pregnatriene-3,20-dione|
|Drug class||Progestogen; Progestin|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||324.464 g/mol|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Methenmadinone, also known as deacetylsuperlutin or as 16-methylene-6-dehydro-17α-hydroxyprogesterone, is a pregnane steroid which was never marketed. It is a parent compound of methenmadinone acetate (the C17α acetate ester), melengestrol (the C6 methyl derivative), and chlormethenmadinone (the C6 chloro derivative).
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