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H3160

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Hydrocortisone

meets USP testing specifications

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Synonym(s):
11β,17α,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-Hydroxycorticosterone, 4-Pregnene-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione, Cortisol, Kendall’s compound F, Reichstein’s substance M
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
362.46
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1354819
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

plant (wild yam)

agency

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

assay

97.0-102.0% dry basis

form

powder

potency

0.004-0.005 μg/mL

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 0.28 g/L at 25 °C

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CCC3=CC(=O)CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])[C@@H](O)C[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])CC[C@]4(O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C21H30O5/c1-19-7-5-13(23)9-12(19)3-4-14-15-6-8-21(26,17(25)11-22)20(15,2)10-16(24)18(14)19/h9,14-16,18,22,24,26H,3-8,10-11H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,16-,18+,19-,20-,21-/m0/s1

InChI key

JYGXADMDTFJGBT-VWUMJDOOSA-N

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Quality Level

300

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

assay

97.0-102.0% dry basis

assay

≥98%

assay

≥80% (HPLC)

assay

-

biological source

plant (wild yam)

biological source

plant (wild yam)

biological source

synthetic (organic)

biological source

-

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

Biochem/physiol Actions

Primary glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. It has three times the anti-inflammatory potency of corticosterone but much lower Na2+ retention potency.

Physical form

powder-RT; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

pictograms

Health hazard

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1A - STOT RE 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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Florian Hardeveld et al.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 62-71 (2014-09-03)
Although HPA-axis activity has been studied extensively in relation to depression, there is no consensus whether HPA-axis parameters predicts major depressive disorder (MDD) recurrence. We investigated whether HPA-axis parameters (cortisol awakening response (CAR), the dexamethasone suppression test (DST) and evening
Lorenz Goette et al.
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 54, 115-123 (2015-02-24)
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Lex W Doyle et al.
Neonatology, 98(2), 111-117 (2010-02-13)
Corticosteroids have been used widely after birth in preterm infants with respiratory failure; hydrocortisone may be preferable to other corticosteroids for this purpose. To determine if postnatal hydrocortisone is useful to prevent or treat bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants.
Rachel Yehuda et al.
The American journal of psychiatry, 171(8), 872-880 (2014-05-17)
Differential effects of maternal and paternal posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been observed in adult offspring of Holocaust survivors in both glucocorticoid receptor sensitivity and vulnerability to psychiatric disorder. The authors examined the relative influences of maternal and paternal PTSD
Marianne Oksnes et al.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 99(5), 1665-1674 (2014-02-13)
Conventional glucocorticoid replacement therapy fails to mimic the physiological cortisol rhythm, which may have implications for morbidity and mortality in patients with Addison's disease. The objective of the study was to compare the effects of continuous sc hydrocortisone infusion (CSHI)

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