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Descriptor English: Ecdysterone
Descriptor Spanish: Ecdisterona
Descriptor Portuguese: Ecdisterona
Descriptor French: Ecdystérone
Entry term(s): 20 Hydroxyecdysone
20-Hydroxyecdysone
Beta Ecdysone
Beta-Ecdysone
Crustecdysone
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.222.265.165.750
D06.472.445.573.271.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004441
Scope note: A steroid hormone that regulates the processes of MOLTING or ecdysis in insects. Ecdysterone is the 20-hydroxylated ECDYSONE.
Annotation: do not confuse with ECDYSONE
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
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
Registry Number: 5289-74-7
CAS Type 1 Name: Cholest-7-en-6-one, 2,3,14,20,22,25-hexahydroxy-, (2beta,3beta,5beta,22R)-
Previous Indexing: Cholestanes (1968-1972)
Ecdysone (1966-1974)
Hormones (1966)
Insects (1966)
Invertebrate Hormones (1967-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 1977; see CHOLESTENES 1975-1977, see INVERTEBRATE HORMONES 1972-1974, see CHOLESTANES 1969-1971
History Note: 1977 (1969)
DeCS ID: 4505
Unique ID: D004441
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Ecdysterone - Preferred
Concept UI M0006958
Scope note A steroid hormone that regulates the processes of MOLTING or ecdysis in insects. Ecdysterone is the 20-hydroxylated ECDYSONE.
Preferred term Ecdysterone
Entry term(s) 20 Hydroxyecdysone
20-Hydroxyecdysone
Beta Ecdysone
Beta-Ecdysone
Crustecdysone



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