Chemical and physical data
Formula C18H20O2
Molar mass 268.36 g·mol−1
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Dianol is a synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen that was never marketed.[1] It is a dimer and impurity of anol, and was, along with hexestrol, responsible for erroneous findings of highly potent estrogenic activity with anol.[2][3][4]

See also


  1. Dodds, E. C. (2008). "Synthetic œstrogens in treatment". The Irish Journal of Medical Science. 25 (7): 305–314. doi:10.1007/BF02950685. ISSN 0021-1265.
  2. Philipp Y. Maximov; Russell E. McDaniel; V. Craig Jordan (23 July 2013). Tamoxifen: Pioneering Medicine in Breast Cancer. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 3–. ISBN 978-3-0348-0664-0.
  3. Vitamins and Hormones. Academic Press. 1 January 1945. pp. 232–. ISBN 978-0-08-086600-0.
  4. Enrique Ravina (11 January 2011). The Evolution of Drug Discovery: From Traditional Medicines to Modern Drugs. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 177–. ISBN 978-3-527-32669-3.

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