Hydrocortisone

Product Name: Hydrocortisone
Synonyms: 11,17a,21-Trihydroxy-4-pragnene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;11beta,17,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17-alpha,21-trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione;11beta,17alpha,21-Trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione;11-beta,17-alpha-trihydroxypregnane-4-ene-3,20-dione;11-beta-hydrocortisone;11beta-Hydrocortisone
CAS: 50-23-7
MF: C21H30O5
MW: 362.46
EINECS: 200-020-1
Product Categories: TPI;Steroids;Veterinaries;Intermediates & Fine Chemicals;Pharmaceuticals;Steroid and Hormone;HYDROCORTONE;Isolabel;Hormone Drugs;adrenocortical hormones ‘ drug;API;Inhibitors
mp 211-214 °C(lit.)
alpha 166 o (c=1, C2H5OH 25 oC)
Fp 220°C
storage temp. -20°C
solubility H2O: 100 mg/mL
form powder
Decomposition 220 oC
Merck 14,4787
BRN 1354819
Stability: Stable, but may be light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Chemical Properties crystalline white powder
Usage Principle glucocorticoid hormone produced by adrenal cortex. An anti-inflammatory hormone.
Usage glucocorticoid, antiinflammatory
Usage Cortisol, or Hydrocortisone, is a steroid hormone, more specifically a glucocorticoid, produced by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal gland. Cortisol is released in response to stress and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its primary functions are to increase blood sugar through gluconeogenesis; suppress the immune system; and aid in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism.

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