Alfaprostol

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Alfaprostol Chemical formula
Synonyms: Alfaprostolum; K-11941; Ro-22-9000. Methyl (Z)-7-{(1R,2S,3R,5S)-2-[(3S)-5-cyclohexyl-3-hydroxypent-1-ynyl]-3,5-dihydroxycyclopentyl}hept-5-enoate.
Cyrillic synonym: Альфапростол.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C24H38O5 = 406.6.
CAS — 74176-31-1.
ATC Vet — QG02AD94.

Profile

Alfaprostol is a synthetic analogue of dinoprost (prostaglandin F2). It is used as a luteolytic in veterinary medicine.
Published November 21, 2018.