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Descriptor English: Cholestanols
Descriptor Spanish: Colestanoles
Descriptor Portuguese: Colestanóis
Descriptor French: Cholestanols
Entry term(s): Alcohol, Bile
Alcohols, Bile
Bile Alcohol
Bile Alcohols
Hydroxycholestane
Hydroxycholestanes
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002777
Scope note: Cholestanes substituted in any position with one or more hydroxy groups. They are found in feces and bile. In contrast to bile acids and salts, they are not reabsorbed.
Annotation: do not confuse with CHOLESTANOL; beta-cholestanol = BETA-CHOLESTANOL see CHOLESTANOL
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
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
Previous Indexing: Cholestanes (1968-1977)
Sterols (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 2827
Unique ID: D002777
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/15
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cholestanols - Preferred
Concept UI M0004255
Scope note Cholestanes substituted in any position with one or more hydroxy groups. They are found in feces and bile. In contrast to bile acids and salts, they are not reabsorbed.
Preferred term Cholestanols
Entry term(s) Alcohol, Bile
Alcohols, Bile
Bile Alcohol
Bile Alcohols
Hydroxycholestane
Hydroxycholestanes



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