15(S)-15-methyl Prostaglandin F methyl ester
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CAS № 35700-21-1
Purity ≥98%
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  • Methyl carboprost
  • 15(S)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester
  • U-36384

15(S)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester is a derivative of 15(S)-15-methyl PGF with increased membrane permeability.1,2 Hydrolysis of the methyl ester in vivo releases the biologically active 15(S)-15-methyl PGF, which is a potent uterine stimulant and abortifacient.3,4,5

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Formal Name 9α,11α,15S-trihydroxy-15-methyl-prosta-5Z,13E-dien-1-oic acid, methyl ester
CAS Number 35700-21-1
  • Methyl carboprost
  • 15(S)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester
  • U-36384
Molecular Formula C22H38O5
Formula Weight 382.5
Purity ≥98%
Formulation A crystalline solid
SMILES O[C@@H]1[C@H](C/C=C\CCCC(OC)=O)[C@@H](/C=C/[C@@](C)(O)CCCCC)[C@H](O)C1
InChI Code 1S/C22H38O5/c1-4-5-10-14-22(2,26)15-13-18-17(19(23)16-20(18)24)11-8-6-7-9-12-21(25)27-3/h6,8,13,15,17-20,23-24,26H,4-5,7,9-12,14,16H2,1-3H3/b8-6-,15-13+/t17-,18-,19+,20-,22+/m1/s1

WARNING - This product is not for human or veterinary use.

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1. Roseman, T.J., Biermacher, J.J., Bennett, R.M., et al. Design criteria for controlled release delivery systems of carboprost methyl. J Control Release 3 25-37 (1986).

2. Halstead, G.W., and Theis, D.L. Drug release testing of a prostaglandin containing controlled-release vaginal device: Development of a semi-automated method. J Pharm Sci 74 1086-1090 (1985).

3. Carlan, S.J., Gushwa, J.P., O'Brien, W.F., et al. Effect of intramuscular 15-methyl prostaglandin F2.alpha. after second-trimester delivery. Obstet Gynecol 89 5-9 (1997).

4. Lindblom, B., Källfelt, B., Hahlin, M., et al. Local prostaglandin F2.alpha. injection for termination of ectopic pregnancy. Lancet 776-777 (1987).

5. Adaikan, P.G., Prasad, R.N.V., Kottegoda, S.R., et al. Effect of indomethacin on the injection-abortion interval of 15(S)15 methyl PGF2.alpha.-induced mid-trimester abortions - a randomized study. Prostaglandins Leukot Med 27 161-167 (1987).

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