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Descriptor English: Adosterol
Descriptor Spanish: Adosterol
Descriptor Portuguese: Adosterol
Descriptor French: Adostérol
Entry term(s): 6 Iodomethylnorcholesterol
6-Iodomethylnorcholesterol
NCL 6
NCL-6
NCL6
NP-59
NP59
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.808.050
D10.570.938.073
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000301
Scope note: A sterol usually substituted with radioactive iodine. It is an adrenal cortex scanning agent with demonstrated high adrenal concentration and superior adrenal imaging.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Registry Number: 55623-03-5
CAS Type 1 Name: 19-Norcholest-5(10)-en-3-ol, 6-(iodomethyl)-, (3beta,6beta)-
Previous Indexing: Cholestenes (1973-1978)
Iodine Radioisotopes (1966-1978)
Sterols (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHOLESTEROL 1989-90; was see under STEROLS 1979-88
History Note: 91(79); was see under CHOLESTEROL 1989-90; was see under STEROLS 1979-88
DeCS ID: 304
Unique ID: D000301
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/16
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Adosterol - Preferred
Concept UI M0000475
Scope note A sterol usually substituted with radioactive iodine. It is an adrenal cortex scanning agent with demonstrated high adrenal concentration and superior adrenal imaging.
Preferred term Adosterol
Entry term(s) 6 Iodomethylnorcholesterol
6-Iodomethylnorcholesterol
NP-59 - Narrower
Concept UI M0351201
Preferred term NP-59
Entry term(s) NP59
NCL-6 - Narrower
Concept UI M0351200
Preferred term NCL-6
Entry term(s) NCL 6
NCL6



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