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Subject: Pregnatriene, Prednylidene, Fluprednidene acetate, Fluprednisolone, Fluocortin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code H02
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C32H38N2O5
Molecular mass 530.655

Cortivazol is a high-affinity agonist ligand for the glucocorticoid receptor and consequently is classified as a glucocorticoid.[1]

It is sometimes abbreviated "CVZ".[2]


  1. ^ Schlechte JA, Simons SS, Lewis DA, Thompson EB (October 1985). "[3H]cortivazol: a unique high affinity ligand for the glucocorticoid receptor". Endocrinology 117 (4): 1355–62.  
  2. ^ Yoshikawa N, Yamamoto K, Shimizu N, Yamada S, Morimoto C, Tanaka H (May 2005). "The distinct agonistic properties of the phenylpyrazolosteroid cortivazol reveal interdomain communication within the glucocorticoid receptor". Mol. Endocrinol. 19 (5): 1110–24.  

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Cortivazol at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

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