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E9750

Sigma-Aldrich

Estrone

≥99%

Synonym(s):
1,3,5(10)-Estratrien-3-ol-17-one, 3-Hydroxy-1,3,5(10)-estratrien-17-one, Folliculin
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C18H22O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
270.37
Beilstein:
1915077
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

assay

≥99%

form

powder

mp

258-260 °C (lit.)

solubility

dioxane: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to very faintly yellow

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

C[C@]12CC[C@H]3[C@@H](CCc4cc(O)ccc34)[C@@H]1CCC2=O

InChI

1S/C18H22O2/c1-18-9-8-14-13-5-3-12(19)10-11(13)2-4-15(14)16(18)6-7-17(18)20/h3,5,10,14-16,19H,2,4,6-9H2,1H3/t14-,15-,16+,18+/m1/s1

InChI key

DNXHEGUUPJUMQT-CBZIJGRNSA-N

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General description

Estrone is a weak form of estrogen and exists as estrone sulphate. Estrone is a luteolytic estrogen produced by the corpus luteum. In the follicle, estrone is synthesized from androstenedione by the action of cytochrome P450 aromatase.

Application

Estrone has been used:
  • as medium supplement for hormone based degranulation studies of natural killer cells
  • as an endocrine disrupting compound for screening bacterial biosensor in toxic water.
  • as medium component for monitoring fatty acid synthase (FASN) activity in breast adenocarcinoma cell lines

Packaging

500 mg in glass bottle
1, 5, 25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Estrone is an agonist for the estrogen receptor. The estradiol to estrone interconversion is favourable in menopause. Oral hormone replacement therapy (HRT) of estradiol-17β increases circulating levels of estrone.

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Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Lact. - Repr. 1A

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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