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Descriptor English: Corticosterone
Descriptor Spanish: Corticosterona
Descriptor corticosterona
Scope note: Esteroide de la corteza suprarrenal que tiene una actividad discreta, pero importante, como mineralocorticoide y glucocorticoide. (Goodman and Gilman's, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1437)
Descriptor Portuguese: Corticosterona
Descriptor French: Corticostérone
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.745.654.237
D06.472.040.585.353.237
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003345
Scope note: An adrenocortical steroid that has modest but significant activities as a mineralocorticoid and a glucocorticoid. (From Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1437)
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Registry Number: W980KJ009P
CAS Type 1 Name: Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11,21-dihydroxy-, (11beta)-
DeCS ID: 22404
Unique ID: D003345
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/28
Corticosterone - Preferred
Concept UI M0005217
Scope note An adrenocortical steroid that has modest but significant activities as a mineralocorticoid and a glucocorticoid. (From Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1437)
Preferred term Corticosterone



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