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Adosterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adosterol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.808.050
D10.570.938.073
Unique ID
D000301
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000301
Scope Note
A sterol usually substituted with radioactive iodine. It is an adrenal cortex scanning agent with demonstrated high adrenal concentration and superior adrenal imaging.
Entry Term(s)
6-Iodomethylnorcholesterol
NCL-6
NP-59
Registry Number
55623-03-5
CAS Type 1 Name
19-Norcholest-5(10)-en-3-ol, 6-(iodomethyl)-, (3beta,6beta)-
Previous Indexing
Cholestenes (1973-1978)
Iodine Radioisotopes (1966-1978)
Sterols (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHOLESTEROL 1989-90; was see under STEROLS 1979-88
History Note
91(79); was see under CHOLESTEROL 1989-90; was see under STEROLS 1979-88
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Adosterol Preferred
NP-59 Narrower
NCL-6 Narrower
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