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Clinical data
Other names6-[1'-Ethyl-2',2'-dimethyl-3'-hydroxy]propyl-β-naphthol-2-benzyl ether[1]
Routes of
By mouth
Drug classNonsteroidal estrogen
  • 2,2-Dimethyl-3-(6'-benzyloxy-2'-naphthyl)pentanol[2]
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass348.486 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • CCC(C1=CC=C2C=C(OCC3=CC=CC=C3)C=CC2=C1)C(C)(C)CO

SC-4289 is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen which, along with mytatrienediol (SC-6924; Manvene, Anvene), was developed in the late 1950s as a potential treatment for atherosclerosis in men but was never marketed.[2][3]


  1. ^ Berichte über die gesamte Physiologie und experimentelle Pharmakologie. Springer-Verlag. 1958. p. 332,378.
  2. ^ a b Robinson, R. W., Cohen, W. D., & Higano, N. (1956, January). Serum lipid and estrogenic effects of two new „weak estrogens“ in male patients with coronary atherosclerosis. In Circulation (Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 489-490). 227 EAST WASHINGTON SQ, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.
  3. ^ DAVIS FW, SCARBOROUGH WR, MASON RE, SINGEWALD ML, BAKER BM (1958). "Experimental hormonal therapy of atherosclerosis: preliminary observations on the effects of two new compounds". Am. J. Med. Sci. 235 (1): 50–9. doi:10.1097/00000441-195801000-00006. PMID 13487586. S2CID 762067.