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Dehydroepiandrosterone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dehydroepiandrosterone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.054.079.429.625
D04.210.500.578.502.400
D06.472.040.502.400
D06.472.334.851.968.952
Unique ID
D003687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003687
Scope Note
A major C19 steroid produced by the ADRENAL CORTEX. It is also produced in small quantities in the TESTIS and the OVARY. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) can be converted to TESTOSTERONE; ANDROSTENEDIONE; ESTRADIOL; and ESTRONE. Most of DHEA is sulfated (DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE SULFATE) before secretion.
Entry Term(s)
5-Androsten-3-beta-hydroxy-17-one
5-Androsten-3-ol-17-one
Androstenolone
DHEA
Dehydroisoandrosterone
Prasterone
Prasterone, 3 alpha-Isomer
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Registry Number
459AG36T1B
Related Numbers
2283-82-1
25375-38-6
53-43-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Androst-5-en-17-one, 3-hydroxy-, (3beta)-
Public MeSH Note
2004, 1963-1992; use PRASTERONE 1993-2003
History Note
2004, 1963-1992
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Dehydroepiandrosterone Preferred
Prasterone, 3 alpha-Isomer Related
5-Androsten-3-ol-17-one Broader
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