Prednisone

Product Name: Prednisone
Synonyms: 1,2-Dehydrocortisone;1,4-pregnadiene-16-alpha,21-diol-3,11,20-trione;11,20-trione,17,21-dihydroxy-pregna-4-diene-3;11,20-trione,17,21-hydroxy-pregna-4-diene-3;Ancortone;Bicortone;Colisone;Cortan
CAS: 53-03-2
MF: C21H26O5
MW: 358.43
EINECS: 200-160-3
Product Categories: Antitumors for Research and Experimental Use;Biochemistry;Hydroxyketosteroids;Steroids;Intermediates & Fine Chemicals;Pharmaceuticals;Steroid and Hormone
mp  236-238 °C(lit.)
alpha  169 o (c=0.5, dioxane)
refractive index  170 ° (C=0.5, Dioxane)
storage temp.  Refrigerator
Merck  7722
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Chemical Properties white crystalline powder
Usage Adrenocortical steroid. Glucocorticoid, antiinflammatory.