OBO ID: CHEBI:4953
Term Name: exemestane Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 6-methyleneandrosta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione
  • 6-methylideneandrosta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione
  • exemestane
  • exemestano
  • exemestanum
Definition: A 17-oxo steroid that is androsta-1,4-diene-3,17-dione in which the hydrogens at position 6 are replaced by a double bond to a methylene group. A selective inhibitor of the aromatase (oestrogen synthase) system, it is used in the treatment of advanced breast cancer.
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Ontology: Chebi
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