Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate

Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate
CAS Number 130-80-3
PubChem (CID) 657220
ChemSpider 571380
Chemical and physical data
Formula C24H28O4
Molar mass 380.48 g·mol−1
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate (brand names Agostilben, Biokeral, Clinestrol, Cyclen, Estilbin, Estril, Neobenzoestrol, Orestol, Oroestrol, Ostregenin, Prostilbene, Stilbestriol DP, Stilboestrolum Dipropionicum, Stilboestrol, Synestrin, Willestrol, others), or diethylstilbestrol dipropanoate, also known as stilboestrol dipropionate (BANM), is a synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group that was formerly marketed widely throughout Europe.[1][2][3] It is an ester of diethylstilbestrol with propionic acid,[1] and is more slowly absorbed in the body than diethylstilbestrol.[4] The drug is one of the most potent estrogens known.[5]

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  1. 1 2 J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. p. 397. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. January 2000. pp. 332–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
  3. S. Gangolli (1999). The Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: O-S. Royal Society of Chemistry. pp. 877–. ISBN 978-0-85404-833-5.
  4. Charles Owens Wilson; Ole Gisvold (1949). Organic Chemistry in Pharmacy. J. B. Lippincott. p. 168.
  5. G. Dallenbach-Hellweg (6 December 2012). Histopathology of the Endometrium. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 200–. ISBN 978-3-642-96249-3.

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