P3972

Sigma-Aldrich

Progesterone

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym(s):
4-Pregnene-3,20-dione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
314.46
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1915950
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

Agency/Method

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

assay

≥97%

form

solid

mp

128-132 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

CC(=O)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2[C@@H]3CCC4=CC(=O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]3CC[C@]12C

InChI

1S/C21H30O2/c1-13(22)17-6-7-18-16-5-4-14-12-15(23)8-10-20(14,2)19(16)9-11-21(17,18)3/h12,16-19H,4-11H2,1-3H3/t16-,17+,18-,19-,20-,21+/m0/s1

InChI key

RJKFOVLPORLFTN-LEKSSAKUSA-N

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Packaging

5, 25 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Induces maturation and secretory activity of the uterine endothelium; suppresses ovulation. Progesterone is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer.

Other Notes

Steroid hormone produced by the corpus luteum.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Carc. 2 - Lact. - Repr. 1A

storage_class_code

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

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Koji Mizuhashi et al.
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 34(8), 1387-1392 (2019-03-20)
The growth plate provides a substantial source of mesenchymal cells in the endosteal marrow space during endochondral ossification. The current model postulates that a group of chondrocytes in the hypertrophic zone can escape from apoptosis and transform into cells that...
Nina Lisofsky et al.
NeuroImage, 118, 154-162 (2015-06-10)
Hippocampal volume has been shown to be sensitive to variations in estrogen and progesterone levels across rodents' estrous cycle. However, little is known about the covariation of hormone levels and brain structure in the course of the human menstrual cycle....
Danijela Konforte et al.
Clinical chemistry, 59(8), 1215-1227 (2013-05-03)
Pediatric endocrinopathies are commonly diagnosed and monitored by measuring hormones of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Because growth and development can markedly influence normal circulating concentrations of fertility hormones, accurate reference intervals established on the basis of a healthy, nonhospitalized pediatric population...
Cathrin Brisken
Nature reviews. Cancer, 13(6), 385-396 (2013-05-25)
Understanding the biology of the breast and how ovarian hormones impinge on it is key to rational new approaches in breast cancer prevention and therapy. Because of the success of selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), such as tamoxifen, and aromatase...
Rudolf Kaaks et al.
International journal of cancer, 134(8), 1947-1957 (2013-10-25)
Results from prospective studies on premenopausal serum hormone levels in relation to breast cancer risk have been inconclusive, especially with regard to tumor subtypes. Using a case-control study nested within the prospective European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...

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