ZFIN ID: ZDB-EXP-160520-6
Experiment Conditions Description: chemical treatment: dexamethasone
chemical treatment: dexamethasone
Name: chemical treatment
Definition: Experimental condition in which the fish is treated with a chemical substance. This treatment could be administered by adding the chemical substance to the tank water, injections, or by consumption.
Ontology: Zebrafish Environment Condition Ontology [ZECO:0000111]
Name: dexamethasone
Synonyms: (11beta,16alpha)-9-fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 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, Aeroseb-Dex, Auxiron, Azium, Calonat, Corson, Cortisumman, Decacort, Decadron, Decaject, Decalix, Decameth, Dexacortal, Dexacortin, dexametasona, dexamethasone, dexamethasonum, Dexason, Dexasone, DexPak, Diodex, fluormethylprednisolone, Hexadrol, Maxidex, Millicorten, Oradexon, Ozurdex, Solurex, Zema-Pak
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.
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:41879]
Publication: Hall et al., 2013