Buciclic acid

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Buciclic acid, or bucyclic acid, systematic name trans-4-butylcyclohexane-1-carboxylic acid, is a simple alkyl-substituted cyclohexanecarboxylic acid.[1] The salts and esters of buciclic acid are known as buciclates (bucyclates). Pharmaceutical examples of esters of this acid include testosterone buciclate, a long-acting prodrug of the androgen testosterone,[2] and dimethandrolone buciclate, a prodrug of dimethandrolone.

Buciclic acid
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IUPAC name
trans-4-butylcyclohexane-1-carboxylic acid
Other names
Bucyclic acid, buciclate, bucyclate
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.203.068
Molar mass 184.279 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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  1. ^ http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/documents/s20132en/s20132en.pdf
  2. ^ Shalender Bhasin (13 February 1996). Pharmacology, Biology, and Clinical Applications of Androgens: Current Status and Future Prospects. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 472–. ISBN 978-0-471-13320-9.