Cayman Chemical Item Number 10006486
Estrogens direct the development of the female genotype in embryogenesis and at puberty. Estradiol is the major estrogen secreted by the premenopausal ovary.1 Ethynyl estradiol is a synthetic analog of estradiol used commonly as an oral contraceptive, often in combination with a progestin such as norgestrel/levonorgestrel or desogestrel. Efficacy of oral administration of ethynyl estradiol is facilitated by the ethynyl substitution at the C-
1. Gruber, C.J., Tschugguel, W., Schneeberger, C., et al. Production and actions of estrogens. N Engl J Med 346(5) 340-352 (2002).
2. Coelingh Bennink, H.J.T. Are all estrogens the same? Maturitas 47 269-275 (2003).
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