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Diethylstilbestrol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diethylstilbestrol
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.150.700.725.500
Unique ID
D004054
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004054
Scope Note
A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)
Entry Version
DES
Entry Term(s)
Agostilben
Apstil
Diethylstilbestrol, (Z)-Isomer
Diethylstilbestrol, Disodium Salt
Distilbène
Stilbene Estrogen
Stilbestrol
Tampovagan
Pharm Action
Carcinogens
Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
Registry Number
731DCA35BT
Related Numbers
22610-99-7
56-53-1
63528-82-5
6898-97-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Phenol, 4,4'-(1,2-diethyl-1,2-ethenediyl)bis-, (E)-
NLM Classification #
WP 522
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Diethylstilbestrol Preferred
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