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Descriptor English: Mestranol
Descriptor Spanish: Mestranol
Descriptor Portuguese: Mestranol
Descriptor French: Mestranol
Entry term(s): 19-Norpregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yn-17-ol, 3-methoxy-, (17alpha)-
Ethinyl Estradiol 3 Methyl Ether
Ethinyl Estradiol 3-Methyl Ether
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.668.651.568.291.500
D06.472.334.851.437.968.500.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008656
Scope note: The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Estrogens
Registry Number: B2V233XGE7
CAS Type 1 Name: 19-Norpregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yn-17-ol, 3-methoxy-, (17alpha)-
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(64)
DeCS ID: 8833
Unique ID: D008656
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/08
Mestranol - Preferred
Concept UI M0013488
Scope note The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
Preferred term Mestranol
Entry term(s) 19-Norpregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yn-17-ol, 3-methoxy-, (17alpha)-
Ethinyl Estradiol 3 Methyl Ether
Ethinyl Estradiol 3-Methyl Ether



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