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Substance Name: Dimethisterone [INN]
RN: 79-64-1
UNII: OIC9M646C5
InChIKey: LVHOURKCKUYIGK-RGUJTQARSA-N

Note

  • A synthetic progestational hormone without significant estrogenic or androgenic properties. It was formerly used as the progestational component in oral sequential contraceptives.

Molecular Formula

  • C23-H32-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 340.5038
 

Classification Codes

  • Contraceptive Agents
  • Contraceptive Agents, Female
  • Contraceptives, Oral
  • Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
  • Hormone
  • Reproductive Control Agents
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Dimethisterone [INN]

Name of Substance

  • Dimethisterone
  • Dimethisterone anhydrous
  • Dimethisterone [INN]

MeSH Heading

  • Dimethisterone

Synonyms

  • (6-alpha,17-beta)-17-Hydroxy-6-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)-androst-4-en-3-one
  • 17-alpha-Ethynyl-17-hydroxy-6-alpha,21-dimethylandrost-4-en-3-one
  • 17-alpha-Ethynyl-6-alpha,21-dimethyltestosterone
  • 17-alpha-Pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 6-alpha,21-dimethyl-17-hydroxy-
  • 17-beta-Hydroxy-6-alpha-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)androst-4-en-3-one
  • 6-alpha,21-Dimethyl-17-alpha-ethinyltestosterone
  • 6-alpha,21-Dimethyl-17-beta-hydroxy-17-alpha-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one
  • 6-alpha,21-Dimethylethisterone
  • 6-alpha-Methyl-17-(1-propynyl)testosterone
  • 6-alpha-Methyl-17-alpha-propynyltestosterone
  • 6alpha,21-Dimethyl-17alpha-ethinyl testosterone
  • 6alpha,21-Dimethyl-17alpha-ethinyltestosterone
  • Androst-4-en-3-one, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)-, (6-alpha,17-beta)-
  • Dimethisteron
  • Dimethisterone
  • Dimethisteronum
  • Dimethisteronum [INN-Latin]
  • Dimetisterona
  • Dimetisterona [INN-Spanish]
  • Dimetisterone
  • Dimetisterone [DCIT]
  • EINECS 201-215-4
  • Lutogan
  • P-5048
  • Secrosteron
  • UNII-OIC9M646C5

Systematic Names

  • Androst-4-en-3-one, 17-beta-hydroxy-6-alpha-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)-
  • Androst-4-en-3-one, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-17-(1-propynyl)-, (6alpha,17beta)-
  • Dimethisterone

Superlist Name

  • Dimethisterone [Progestins]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 79-64-1

FDA UNII

  • OIC9M646C5

Related Registry Number

  • 41354-30-7 (monohydrate)

System Generated Number

  • 0000079641

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C23H32O2/c1-5-9-23(25)12-8-19-17-13-15(2)20-14-16(24)6-10-21(20,3)18(17)7-11-22(19,23)4/h14-15,17-19,25H,6-8,10-13H2,1-4H3/t15-,17+,18-,19-,21+,22-,23-/m0/s1

InChIKey

LVHOURKCKUYIGK-RGUJTQARSA-N

Smiles

CC#C[C@@]1(CC[C@@H]2[C@@]1(CC[C@H]3[C@H]2C[C@@H](C4=CC(=O)CC[C@]34C)C)C)O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 102 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.410 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.31E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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