OBO ID: CHEBI:16827
Term Name: corticosterone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (11beta)-11,21-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
  • 11beta,21-Dihydroxy-4-pregnene-3,20-dione
  • 11beta,21-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
  • 11beta,21-dihydroxyprogesterone
  • 17-deoxycortisol
  • Corticosterone
  • Kendall's compound B
  • Reichstein's substance H
Definition: A 21-hydroxy steroid that consists of pregn-4-ene substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 11 and 21 and oxo groups at positions 3 and 20. Corticosterone is a 21-carbon steroid hormone of the corticosteroid type produced in the cortex of the adrenal glands.
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Ontology: Chebi
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