Diethylstilbestrol diacetate

Diethylstilbestrol diacetate
Clinical data
Trade names Hormostilboral Stark
CAS Number 5965-06-0
ChemSpider 2297470
Chemical and physical data
Formula C22H24O4
Molar mass 352.429 g/mol
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Diethylstilbestrol diacetate (DESDA) (brand name Hormostilboral Stark) is a synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group and an ester of diethylstilbestrol (DES) that was introduced for clinical use in the 1940s and was formerly marketed but is now no longer available.[1][2]


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  2. SOLMSSEN UV (1945). "Synthetic estrogens and the relation between their structure and their activity". Chem. Rev. 37: 481–598. PMID 21013428.

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