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17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.745.654.829.395.400
D06.472.334.851.687.750.478.400
Unique ID
D019326
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019326
Scope Note
A metabolite of PROGESTERONE with a hydroxyl group at the 17-alpha position. It serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of HYDROCORTISONE and GONADAL STEROID HORMONES.
Entry Term(s)
17 alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone
17-Hydroxyprogesterone
17-Hydroxyprogesterone, (17 alpha)-Isomer
17-Hydroxyprogesterone, (9 beta, 10 alpha)-Isomer
Registry Number
68-96-2
Related Numbers
604-09-1
604-10-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing
Hydroxyprogesterones (1975-1996)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see 17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE 1997-2003; 17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE was indexed under HYDROXYPROGESTERONES 1982-1996, under HYDROXYPROGESTERONES 1975-1982
History Note
2004 (1997); use 17-HYDROXYPROGESTERONE (NM) 1982-1996, use HYDROXYPROGESTERONES 1975-1982
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2016/05/27
17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Preferred
17-Hydroxyprogesterone, (9 beta, 10 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
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