Diethylstilbestrol monobenzyl ether
|Trade names||Monozol, Hypantin, Pituitrope|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||358.47274 g/mol|
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
Diethylstilbestrol monobenzyl ether (brand names Monozol, Hypantin, Pituitrope), also known as benzelstilbestrol, is a synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group and an ether of diethylstilbestrol (DES) that is described as a pituitary gland inhibitor (antigonadotropin) and was formerly marketed but is now no longer available. It was first synthesized by Wallace & Tiernan Company in 1952, and was described by them as having only weak estrogenic activity. The drug was used to treat gynecological conditions and infertility in women.
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