Term: whole organism cortisol
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Name: whole organism
Synonyms: multi-cellular organism
Definition: Anatomical structure that is an individual member of Danio rerio.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001094]
Name: cortisol
Synonyms: (11beta)-11,17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11beta,17,21-trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 11beta,17alpha,21-Trihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione, 11beta-hydrocortisone, 17-hydroxycorticosterone, 4-pregnen-11beta,17alpha,21-triol-3,20-dione, cortisol, hidrocortisona, Hydrocortisone, hydrocortisonum, Kendall's compound F, Reichstein's substance M
Definition: A 17alpha-hydroxy-C21-steroid that is pregn-4-ene substituted by oxo groups at positions 3 and 20 and hydroxy groups at positions 11, 17 and 21. Cortisol is a corticosteroid hormone or glucocorticoid produced by zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex, which is a part of the adrenal gland. It is usually referred to as the "stress hormone" as it is involved in response to stress and anxiety, controlled by corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH). It increases blood pressure and blood sugar, and reduces immune responses
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:17650]