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Descriptor English: Cholestenes
Descriptor Spanish: Colestenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Colestenos
Descriptor French: Cholestènes
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.222
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002782
Scope note: Steroids with methyl groups at C-10 and C-13 and a branched 8-carbon chain at C-17. Members include compounds with any degree of unsaturation; however, CHOLESTADIENES is available for derivatives containing two double bonds.
Annotation: do not confuse with CHOLESTANES; includes cholestatrienes
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 (1968-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
DeCS ID: 2832
Unique ID: D002782
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/28
Cholestenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0004266
Scope note Steroids with methyl groups at C-10 and C-13 and a branched 8-carbon chain at C-17. Members include compounds with any degree of unsaturation; however, CHOLESTADIENES is available for derivatives containing two double bonds.
Preferred term Cholestenes



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