Definition: An aromatized C18 steroid with a 3-hydroxyl group and a 17-ketone, a major mammalian estrogen. It is converted from ANDROSTENEDIONE directly, or from TESTOSTERONE via ESTRADIOL. In humans, it is produced primarily by the cyclic ovaries, PLACENTA, and the ADIPOSE TISSUE of men and postmenopausal women.
Other names Wehgen; Vortech Brand of Estrone; Unigen; Kestrone; Hyrex Brand of Estrone; Hauck Brand of Estrone; Folliculin; Estrone, (9 beta)-Isomer; Estrone, (8 alpha)-Isomer; Estrone, (+-)-Isomer; Estrovarin
estropipate [ Ogen,Genoral,Harmogen,Harmonet,Knoll brand of estropipate,Ortho-Est,Pfizer brand of estropipate,Women First brand of estropipate,piperazine estrone sulfate ] used therapeutically in menopausal patients
estra-1,3,5(10)-trien-17-one, 3-(sulfooxy)-, compd. with piperazine (1:1)