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17αEE2
Overview
Name
17α-ethinylestradiol
Synonyms
17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol ; 17 alpha-Ethynylestradiol ; 17 alpha-Ethynyloestradiol ; 17-ethinyl-3,17-estradiol ; 17-ethinyl-3,17-oestradiol ; 17-ethinylestradiol ; 17alpha-Ethinyl estradiol ; 17α-ethinylestradiol ; 17α-ethynylestradiol ; 17αEE2 ; Ethinyl-Oestranol ; Ethinylestradiol ; Ethinylestradiolum [INN-Latin] ; Ethinylestriol ; Ethinyloestradiol ; Ethynyl estradiol ; Ethynylestradiol ; Ethynyloestradiol ; Etinilestradiol [INN-Spanish] ;
CAS Registry ID
57-63-6
Jmol
Not available
Description
EE2 is a semisynthetic alkylated agonist of the estrogen receptor (ER) subfamily of the nuclear receptor superfamily of transcription factors. It has high estrogenic potency when administered orally and is often used as the estrogenic component in oral contraceptives.
Pathways
Pharmacogenomics
Nuclear Receptors
Datasets
Pharmacology
Carriers
Enzymes
Targets
Transporters
Literature