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Tamoxifen Citrate Properties

Tamoxifen Citrate

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Tamoxifen Citrate is a nonsteroidal agent which has demonstrated potent antiestrogenic properties in animal test systems. It is the trans-isomer of a triphenylethylene derivative. It is an anticancer drug, is given to treat breast cancer. It also has proved effective when cancer has spread to other parts of the body. It is most effective in stopping the kind of breast cancer that thrives on estrogen.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Nolvadex;Istubal;Valodex
CAS Number 54965-24-1
ChEBI 692515
IUPAC Name 2-[4-[(Z)-1,2-Diphenylbut-1-enyl]Phenoxy]ethyl-Dimethyl-Ammonium Citrate
InChI 1S/C26H29NO.C6H8O7/c1-4-25(21-11-7-5-8-12-21)26(22-13-9-6-10-14-22)23-15-17-24(18-16-23)28-20-19-27(2)3;7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10/h5-18H,4,19-20H2,1-3H3;13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12)/p-2/b26-25-;
Molar Mass 561.62 g/mol
Molecular Formula C32H35NO8