Host: Rabbit Polyclonal
Ethinylestradiol, (8R,9S,13S,14S,17R)-17-ethynyl-13-methyl-7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-octahydro-6H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-3,17-diol, is a semisynthetic alkylated Estradiol with a 17-alpha-ethinyl substitution. It has high estrogenic potency when administered orally, and is often used as the estrogenic component in oral contraceptives. It has a molecular weight 296.40336 g/mol and molecular formula C20H24O2.
- 17R) 17 ethynyl 13 methyl 7
- 17 diol
- 16 octahydro 6H cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene 3
- ethinyl estradiol