Buserelin a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist

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57982-77-1  cas no



6-[O-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-D-serine]-9-(N-ethyl-L-prolinamide)-10-deglycinamideluteinizing hormone-releasing factor (pig)

Profact, 57982-77-1, Buserelin (INN), Tiloryth (TN), AC1Q5OOQ, AC1L18ON, D-Ser(Tbu)6EA10LHRH,
Molecular Formula: C60H86N16O13
Molecular Weight: 1239.42424
Therap-Cat: Antineoplastic (hormonal). Gonad-stimulating principle.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Gonad-stimulating principle.
Keywords: Antineoplastic (Hormonal); LH-RH Analogs; Gonad-Stimulating Principle; LH-RH Agonist.

Buserelin is a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist, a synthetic hormone which stimulates the pituitary gland’s gonadotrophin-releasing hormone receptor (GnRHR). It is used in prostate cancer treatment.

Buserelin stimulates the pituitary gland’s gonadotrophin-releasing hormone receptor (GnRHR). Buserelin desensitizes the GnRH receptor, reducing the amount of LH and testosterone. However, there is a concomitant surge in LH and testosterone levels with the decrease in androgens, so antiandrogens must administered.


Properties: [a]D20 -40.4° (c = 1 in dimethylacetamide).
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 -40.4° (c = 1 in dimethylacetamide)
Derivative Type: Monoacetate
CAS : 68630-75-1
 Codes: HOE-766
Trademarks: Receptal…

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