Certificate of Analysis


Catalog Number: M5902
Product Name: Progesterone
CAS Number: 57-83-0

Physical and Chemical Properties
Formula: C21H30O2
Molecular Weight: 314.46
Solubility: 63 mg/mL in Ethanol
Long-term Storage: at -20°C
Chemical Structure: Progesterone Structure
Analytical Data
HPLC: Shows Min >98% purity
H-NMR: Consistent with structure
Product Information
Description: Progesterone is an endogenous steroid hormone involved in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and embryogenesis of humans and other species. A potent agonist of the nuclear progesterone receptor (nPR) with Kd of 1 nM; An agonist of the membrane progesterone receptors(mPRs); An antagonist of the σ1 receptor.
Stability and Solubility Advice: Information concerning product stability, particularly in solution, has rarely been reported and in most cases we can only offer a general guide.
We recommend that stock solutions, once prepared, are stored aliquoted in tightly sealed vials at -20°C or below and used within 1 month.