Chemical Component Summary

NameDIETHYLSTILBESTROL
Identifiers4-[(E)-4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)hex-3-en-3-yl]phenol
FormulaC18 H20 O2
Molecular Weight268.35
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC\C(c1ccc(O)cc1)=C(CC)/c2ccc(O)cc2
InChIInChI=1S/C18H20O2/c1-3-17(13-5-9-15(19)10-6-13)18(4-2)14-7-11-16(20)12-8-14/h5-12,19-20H,3-4H2,1-2H3/b18-17+
InChIKeyRGLYKWWBQGJZGM-ISLYRVAYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count40
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count41
Aromatic Bond Count12

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00255 
NameDiethylstilbestrol
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionA synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)
Synonyms
  • trans-Diethylstilboesterol
  • Diethylstilbestrol diphosphate sodium
  • (E)-3,4-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-hexene
  • DES
  • Diéthylstilbestrol
Brand Names
  • Honvol Ampoules 250mg
  • Stilbestrol Tab 1mg
  • Stilbestrol Tablets 0.5 mg
  • Stilbestrol Tablets 0.1 mg
  • Honvol Tablets 100mg
IndicationUsed in the treatment of prostate cancer. Previously used in the prevention of miscarriage or premature delivery in pregnant women prone to miscarriage or premature delivery.
Categories
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
  • Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Agents
  • BCRP/ABCG2 Inhibitors
  • Benzene Derivatives
ATC-Code
  • L02AA04
  • L02AA01
  • G03CC05
  • G03CB02
CAS number56-53-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Estrogen receptor alphaMTMTLHTKASGMALLHQIQGNELEPLNRPQLKIPLERPLGEVYLDSSKPA...unknownagonist
Estrogen-related receptor gammaMDSVELCLPESFSLHYEEELLCRMSNKDRHIDSSCSSFIKTEPSSPASLT...unknownagonist
Estrogen receptor betaMDIKNSPSSLNSPSSYNCSQSILPLEHGSIYIPSSYVDSHHEYPAMTFYS...unknownagonist
Steroid hormone receptor ERR1MSSQVVGIEPLYIKAEPASPDSPKGSSETETEPPVALAPGPAPTRCLPGH...unknown
Steroid hormone receptor ERR2MSSDDRHLGSSCGSFIKTEPSSPSSGIDALSHHSPSGSSDASGGFGLALG...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

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