What is Levonorgestrel?

What is Levonorgestrel?

CAS: 797-63-7
Molecular Formula: C21H28O2
Molecular weight:312.45
Levonorgestrel is the levorotatory anatomy of norgestrel and constructed progestogen with progestational and androgenic activity. Levonorgestrel binds to the progesterone receptor in the basis of ambition cells, thereby aesthetic the consistent hormone-receptor complex, initiating transcription, and accretion the amalgam of assertive proteins. This after-effects in a abolishment of luteinizing hormone (LH) action and an inhibition of ovulation, as able-bodied as an about-face in the cervical slime and endometrium.