OBO ID: CHEBI:85778
Term Name: 4beta-hydroxycholesterol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (3beta,4beta)-cholest-5-ene-3,4-diol
  • 4beta-hydroxycholesterol
  • cholest-5-en-3beta,4beta-diol
  • cholest-5-ene-3beta,4beta-diol
Definition: A oxysterol that is cholesterol in which the hydrogen at the 4beta position has been replaced by a hydroxy group. A metabolite of cholesterol formed by the drug-metabolizing enzyme cytochrome P450 3A4, it is one of the major oxysterols in the human circulation.
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Ontology: Chebi
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