13311-84-7 Flutamide AKSci J10037
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  J10037    AKSci Reference Standard
, 99% (HPLC), powder

CAS Number:13311-84-7
MDL Number:MFCD00072009
Purity:99% (HPLC), powder
Spectra:LCMS, HPLC
Physical Form:Yellow crystalline powder
Melting Point:111-113°C
Long-Term Storage:Store at room temperature

Solubility:EtOH: 50mg/mL
Application(s):Antiandrogen agent


 Flutamide is an oral, non-steroidal antiandrogen drug primarily used to treat prostate cancer. It competes with both endogenous and exogenous testosterone and its powerful metabolite, dihydrotestosterone (DHT) for binding to androgen receptors in the prostate gland. By doing so, it prevents them from stimulating the prostate cancer cells to grow. Flutamide may also be used to treat excess androgen levels in women - especially those with PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). In addition Flutamide is a potent inhibitor of testosterone-stimulated prostatic DNA synthesis. Moreover, it is capable of inhibiting prostatic nuclear uptake of androgen.

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Hazard Statements
H302+H312+H332; H361

Precautionary Statements
P201; P202; P261; P264; P270; P271; P280; P301+P312; P302+P352; P304+P340; P308+P313; P322; P330; P363; P405; P501

Current as of July 4, 2020

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WARNING: Attention California residents: This product can expose you to chemicals including Flutamide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


 APIs and Bioactives > Antiandrogens, Chemotherapeutics