Overview

  • Product name

    Hexestrol, estrogen compound
  • Description

    Nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen compound
  • Biological description

    Nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen compound. Inhibits microtubule polymerization and the formation of ribbon structures. Iron ion-dependent lipid peroxidation inhibitor. Active in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    84-16-2
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    4-[4-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)hexan-3-yl]phenol
  • Molecular weight

    270.37
  • Molecular formula

    C18H22O2
  • PubChem identifier

    3606
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol
  • Handling

    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.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CCC(C1=CC=C(C=C1)O)C(CC)C2=CC=C(C=C2)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Pop AR  et al. The influence of hexestrol diacetate on gametogene function in male rabbit. Rom J Morphol Embryol 52:413-7 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21424085) »
  • Wiseman H & Halliwell B Carcinogenic antioxidants. Diethylstilboestrol, hexoestrol and 17 alpha-ethynyloestradiol. FEBS Lett 332:159-63 (1993). Read more (PubMed: 8405434) »
  • Sato Y  et al. Inhibition of microtubule polymerization by synthetic estrogens: formation of a ribbon structure. J Biochem 101:1247-52 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 3654591) »

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