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Dehydrocholesterols
MeSH HeadingDehydrocholesterols
Tree NumberD04.808.247.222.222.347.200
Tree NumberD04.808.247.808.197.250
Tree NumberD10.570.938.208.320
Annotationdo not confuse with DIHYDROCHOLESTEROL see CHOLESTANOL; 24-DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL is see DESMOSTEROL
Scope NoteCholesterol derivatives having an additional double bond in any position. 24-Dehydrocholesterol is DESMOSTEROL. The other most prevalent dehydrocholesterol is the 7-isomer. This compound is a precursor of cholesterol and of vitamin D3.
Entry Term(Z)-3 beta-Hydroxycholesta-5,27(20)-diene
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BL CF CH CL CS CT DU EC HI IM IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR
Registry Number0
Previous Indexing Cholecalciferols (1966)
Previous Indexing Cholestadienols (1974-1977)
Previous Indexing Cholesterol (1966-1977)
Online Noteuse CHOLECALCIFEROLS to search DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL 1966
History Note91(78); was see under CHOLESTADIENOLS 1978-90; DEHYDROCHOLESTEROL was see under VITAMIN D 3 1963-66
Date of Entry19770415
Unique IDD003684


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Polycyclic Compounds [D04]
   Steroids [D04.808]
      Cholestanes [D04.808.247]
         Cholestenes [D04.808.247.222]
            Cholestadienes [D04.808.247.222.222]
               Cholestadienols [D04.808.247.222.222.347]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDehydrocholesterols [D04.808.247.222.222.347.200]
Desmosterol [D04.808.247.222.222.347.231]
Fusidic Acid [D04.808.247.222.222.347.389]
Lanosterol [D04.808.247.222.222.347.557]
Stigmasterol [D04.808.247.222.222.347.833]

 
Polycyclic Compounds [D04]
   Steroids [D04.808]
      Cholestanes [D04.808.247]
         Sterols [D04.808.247.808]
            Cholesterol [D04.808.247.808.197]
Azacosterol [D04.808.247.808.197.070]
Cholestanol [D04.808.247.808.197.135]
Cholesterol Esters [D04.808.247.808.197.200]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDehydrocholesterols [D04.808.247.808.197.250]
Desmosterol [D04.808.247.808.197.250.281]
Hydroxycholesterols [D04.808.247.808.197.561]
19-Iodocholesterol [D04.808.247.808.197.580]
Ketocholesterols [D04.808.247.808.197.600]

 
Lipids [D10]
   Membrane Lipids [D10.570]
      Sterols [D10.570.938]
         Cholesterol [D10.570.938.208]
Azacosterol [D10.570.938.208.070]
Cholestanol [D10.570.938.208.160]
Cholesterol, Dietary [D10.570.938.208.222]
Cholesterol Esters [D10.570.938.208.250]
Cholesterol, HDL [D10.570.938.208.270]
Cholesterol, LDL [D10.570.938.208.275]
Cholesterol, VLDL [D10.570.938.208.285]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDehydrocholesterols [D10.570.938.208.320]
Desmosterol [D10.570.938.208.320.297]
Hydroxycholesterols [D10.570.938.208.603]
Ketocholesterols [D10.570.938.208.650]

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