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Descriptor English: Lanosterol
Descriptor Spanish: Lanosterol
Descriptor Portuguese: Lanosterol
Descriptor French: Lanostérol
Entry term(s): 4,4,14 alpha-trimethyl-5 alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3 beta-ol
Kryptosterol
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919.383
D04.210.500.247.222.222.347.557
D04.210.500.247.808.607
D10.570.938.590
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007810
Scope note: A triterpene that derives from the chair-boat-chair-boat folding of 2,3-oxidosqualene. It is metabolized to CHOLESTEROL and CUCURBITACINS.
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: 1J05Z83K3M
CAS Type 1 Name: Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-ol, (3beta)-
Previous Indexing: Sterols (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 7988
Unique ID: D007810
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Lanosterol - Preferred
Concept UI M0012213
Scope note A triterpene that derives from the chair-boat-chair-boat folding of 2,3-oxidosqualene. It is metabolized to CHOLESTEROL and CUCURBITACINS.
Preferred term Lanosterol
Entry term(s) 4,4,14 alpha-trimethyl-5 alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3 beta-ol
Kryptosterol



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