Product nameEstradiol cypionate, 17 beta-cyclopentylpropinate ester of estradiol
Description17 β-cyclopentylpropinate ester of estradiol
Synthetic ester of the natural estrogen, estradiol. Acts as a long-acting, intramuscular injectable prodrug of estradiol. Inhibits Endothelin-1 (ET-1) synthesis via estrogen receptor.
Chemical name[(8R,9S,13S,14S,17S)-3-Hydroxy-13-methyl-6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-decahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl] 3-cyclopentylpropanoate
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 100 mM and in ethanol to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Stevenson JS et al. Use of estradiol cypionate as a substitute for GnRH in protocols for synchronizing ovulation in dairy cattle. J Dairy Sci 87:3298-305 (2004). Read more (PubMed: 15377609) »
- Overton MW et al. Evaluation of effect of estradiol cypionate administered prophylactically to postparturient dairy cows at high risk for metritis. J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:846-51 (2003). Read more (PubMed: 14507103) »
- Dubey RK et al. Estradiol metabolites inhibit endothelin synthesis by an estrogen receptor-independent mechanism. Hypertension 37:640-4 (2001). Read more (PubMed: 11230349) »
- Oriowo MA et al. A comparison of the pharmacokinetic properties of three estradiol esters. Contraception 21:415-24 (1980). Read more (PubMed: 7389356) »