Formestane is a synthetic steroidal substance with antineoplastic activity. Formestane binds irreversibly to and inhibits the enzyme aromatase, thereby blocking the conversion of cholesterol to pregnenolone and the peripheral aromatization of androgenic precursors into estrogens.
CAS Number: 566-48-3
Molecular Weight: 302.41
Chemical Name: (8R, 9S, 10R, 13S, 14S)-4-hydroxy-10, 13-dimethyl-7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16-decahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-3, 17(2H, 6H)-dione
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO: 61 mg/mL(201.71 mM). Water: Insoluble.
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined
HS Tariff Code: 382200
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