P6149

Sigma-Aldrich

Progesterone

γ-irradiated, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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.77

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic (organic)

description

synthesized from materials derived from plant source

sterility

γ-irradiated

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99%

form

powder

potency

0.1-20 ng/mL

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

128-132 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to light yellow

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

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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Application

Use in cell culture applications to study sterol regulation of cell signaling and gene expression.

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.

Physical form

powder-RT; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

Reconstitution

To prepare 20 μg/ml stock solution, add 1 ml absolute ethanol, gently swirl to dissolve, add 49 ml sterile medium.

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

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...
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)...
Rudolf Kaaks et al.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 97(10), 755-765 (2005-05-19)
Contrasting etiologic hypotheses about the role of endogenous sex steroids in breast cancer development among premenopausal women implicate ovarian androgen excess and progesterone deficiency, estrogen excess, estrogen and progesterone excess, and both an excess or lack of adrenal androgens (dehydroepiandrosterone...
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...

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