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MedKoo CAT#: 561650

CAS#: 68-96-2

Description: 17A-Hydroxyprogesterone is a metabolite of progesterone. It serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of hydrocortisone and gonadal steroid hormones.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 68-96-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 561650
Name: 17A-Hydroxyprogesterone
CAS#: 68-96-2
Chemical Formula: C21H30O3
Exact Mass: 330.2195
Molecular Weight: 330.46
Elemental Analysis: C, 76.33; H, 9.15; O, 14.52

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Synonym: 17A-Hydroxyprogesterone; Hydroxyprogesterone;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17R)-17-Acetyl-17-hydroxy-10,13-dimethyl-2,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-decahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H30O3/c1-13(22)21(24)11-8-18-16-5-4-14-12-15(23)6-9-19(14,2)17(16)7-10-20(18,21)3/h12,16-18,24H,4-11H2,1-3H3/t16-,17+,18+,19+,20+,21+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=C1CC[C@]2(C)[C@@]3([H])CC[C@]4(C)[C@@](O)(C(C)=O)CC[C@@]4([H])[C@]3([H])CCC2=C1

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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