15(S)-15-methyl Prostaglandin F methyl ester

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15(S)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester; Methyl carboprost; U-36384 (CAS 35700-21-1)

15(S)-15-methyl Prostaglandin F2α methyl ester (CAS 35700-21-1)

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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

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 F after second-trimester delivery. Obstet Gynecol 89 5-9 (1997).

4 Lindblom, B., Källfelt, B., Hahlin, M., et al. Local prostaglandin F 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 PGF-induced mid-trimester abortions - a randomized study. Prostaglandins Leukot Med 27 161-167 (1987).

  • 15(S)-15-methyl PGF methyl ester
  • Methyl carboprost
  • U-36384
Formal Name 9α,​11α,​15S-​trihydroxy-​15-​methyl-​prosta-​5Z,​13E-​dien-​1-​oic acid,​ methyl ester
CAS Number 35700-21-1
Molecular Formula C22H38O5
Formula Weight 382.5
Formulation A crystalline solid
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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