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Descriptor in English: Sterols
Descriptor in Spanish: Esteroles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esteróis
Descriptor in French: Stérols
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.808
D10.570.938
Scope note: Steroids with a hydroxyl group at C-3 and most of the skeleton of cholestane. Additional carbon atoms may be present in the side chain. (IUPAC Steroid Nomenclature, 1987)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 13647
Descriptor UI: D013261
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/01
Sterols - Preferred
Concept UI M0020532
Scope note Steroids with a hydroxyl group at C-3 and most of the skeleton of cholestane. Additional carbon atoms may be present in the side chain. (IUPAC Steroid Nomenclature, 1987)
Preferred term Sterols



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