Clinical data
Synonyms BX-591; 2,3-Bis(3,4-diacetoxy-5-fluorophenyl)pentane
Drug class Antiestrogen
CAS Number
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C25H26F2O8
Molar mass 492.466 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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Acefluranol (developmental code name BX-591), also known as 2,3-bis(3,4-diacetoxy-5-fluorophenyl)pentane, is a nonsteroidal antiestrogen of the stilbestrol group that was never marketed.[1][2] It is a polyfluorinated biphenyl that is related to polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyls and diethylstilbestrol.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1 2 William Andrew Publishing (22 October 2013). Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Elsevier. pp. 33–. ISBN 978-0-8155-1856-3.
  2. 1 2 J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 2–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.

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