The propionate (IUPAC name propanoate) ion is C2H5COO (propionic acid minus one hydrogen ion).

A propionate or propanoate compound is a salt or ester of propionic acid.

Propionates/propanoates should not be confused with propenoates, the ions/salts/esters of propenoic acid (also known as 2-propenoic acid or acrylic acid).

Testosterone Propionate is used by intramuscular injection and is prescribed to men who have low testosterone or muscle wasting disease.


* Sodium propionate, Na(C2H5CO2)
* Methyl propionate, (C2H5(CO)OCH3)
* Calcium propionate, Ca(C2H5CO2)2
* Potassium propionate, K(C2H5CO2)

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