Product: Leuprolide Acetate
Catalog Number: 17541
CAS Number: 74381-53-6
Synonyms: Leuprolide Acetate salt;
des-Gly10-[D-Leu6]-LH-RH ethylamide
Formula: C59H84N16O12 • xC2H4O2
Chemical Purity: >98%
Molecular Weight: 1209.40
Structure: Leuprolide Acetate
Appearance: White powder
Category: Anti-cancer compounds
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: -20°C.


Non-hazardous for transport

Literature References:

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Luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LH-RH) agonist.