OBO ID: CHEBI:41633
Term Name: 24(S),25-epoxycholesterol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (24S)-24,25-epoxycholest-5-en-3beta-ol
  • (24S)-24,25-epoxycholesterol
  • (24S)-25-epoxycholesterol
  • (3beta,24S)-24,25-epoxycholest-5-en-3-ol
  • 24(S),25-EC
  • 24,25-epoxy-cholesterol
  • 24S,25-epoxy-cholest-5-en-3beta-ol
  • 24S,25-epoxy-cholesterol
Definition: A 3beta-hydroxy-Delta(5)-steroid that is desmosterol in which the double bond at position 24-25 has been oxidised to the corresponding epoxide (the 24S diastereoisomer). It is an oxysterol agonist of the liver X receptor.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available