header logo image header logo text
Downloads Login
Research
General Information
ZIRC
OBO ID: CHEBI:41879
Term Name: dexamethasone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-Dehydro-16alpha-methyl-9alpha-fluorohydrocortisone
  • 16alpha-Methyl-9alpha-fluoro-1-dehydrocortisol
  • 9-fluoro-11beta,17,21-trihydroxy-16alpha-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione
  • 9alpha-Fluoro-16alpha-methylprednisolone
  • Decadron
  • dexametasona
  • Dexamethasone
  • dexamethasonum
Definition: A fluorinated steroid that is 9-fluoropregna-1,4-diene substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 11, 17 and 21, a methyl group at position 16 and oxo groups at positions 3 and 20. It is a synthetic member of the class of glucocorticoids.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available