atamestane

A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. Atamestane blocks the production of the hormone estrogen in the body. It belongs to the family of drugs called antiestrogens.

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  • Atamestane — Drugbox IUPAC name = (8 R ,9 S ,10 S ,13 S ,14 S ) 1,10,13 Trimethyl 7,8,9,11,12, 14,15,16 octahydro 6 H cyclopenta [a] phenanthrene 3,17 dione CAS number = 96301 34 7 CAS supplemental = ATC prefix = ATC suffix = ATC supplemental = PubChem =… …   Wikipedia

  • Estrogen — Estriol. Note two hydroxyl ( OH) groups attached to the D ring (rightmost ring) …   Wikipedia

  • Progesterone — Systematic (IUPAC) name Pregn 4 ene 3,20 dione …   Wikipedia

  • Mifepristone — Systematic (IUPAC) name 11β [p (Dimethylamino)phenyl] 17β hyd …   Wikipedia

  • Estradiol — Not to be confused with 17α estradiol. Estradiol Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Progestin — Co inventor Luis E. Miramontes s signed laboratory notebook. October 15, 1951 A progestin is a synthetic[1] progestogen that has progestinic effects similar to progesterone. [2] …   Wikipedia

  • Diethylstilbestrol — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4,4 (3E) hex 3 ene 3,4 diyldiphenol Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Estrone — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3 hydroxy 13 methyl 6,7,8,9,11,12,13,14,15,16 decahydrocyclopenta[a]p …   Wikipedia

  • Estriol — Identifiers CAS number …   Wikipedia

  • Levonorgestrel — Systematic (IUPAC) name 13 ethyl 17 ethynyl 17 hydroxy 1 …   Wikipedia

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