OBO ID: CHEBI:35341
Term Name: steroid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • a steroid
  • Steroid
  • steroids
Definition: Any of naturally occurring compounds and synthetic analogues, based on the cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene carbon skeleton, partially or completely hydrogenated; there are usually methyl groups at C-10 and C-13, and often an alkyl group at C-17. By extension, one or more bond scissions, ring expansions and/or ring contractions of the skeleton may have occurred. Natural steroids are derived biogenetically from squalene which is a triterpene.
References:
  • KEGG:C00377
  • MetaCyc:Steroids
Ontology: Chebi
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