Anagestone

Title: Anagestone
CAS Registry Number: 2740-52-5
CAS Name: (6a)-17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregn-4-en-20-one
Additional Names: 6a-methyl-4-pregnen-17a-ol-20-one
Molecular Formula: C22H34O2
Molecular Weight: 330.50
Percent Composition: C 79.95%, H 10.37%, O 9.68%
Literature References: Prepn: BE 624370 (1963 to Ortho), C.A. 60, 10764g (1964). GC determn in pharmaceutical tablets: A. P. Shroff, R. E. Huettemann, J. Pharm. Sci. 57, 882 (1968).
Properties: Crystals from methanol + dichloromethane, mp 190-193°. [a]D20 +51° (in chloroform).
Melting point: mp 190-193°
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 +51° (in chloroform)
Derivative Type: Acetate
CAS Registry Number: 3137-73-3
Trademarks: Anatropin (Ortho)
Molecular Formula: C24H36O3
Molecular Weight: 372.54
Percent Composition: C 77.38%, H 9.74%, O 12.88%
Properties: Crystals from methanol + dichloromethane, mp 173-175°. [a]D20 +24° (in chloroform).
Melting point: mp 173-175°
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 +24° (in chloroform)
Therap-Cat: Progestogen.
Keywords: Progestogen.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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