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Cholesterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholesterol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.222.284
D04.210.500.247.808.197
D10.570.938.208
Unique ID
D002784
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002784
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /‌blood: consider also HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA and specifics; cholesterol granuloma: index CHOLESTEROL and GRANULOMA, FOREIGN-BODY
Scope Note
The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.
Entry Term(s)
Epicholesterol
Registry Number
97C5T2UQ7J
Related Numbers
57-88-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3beta)-
NLM Classification #
QU 95
See Also
Embolism, Cholesterol
Hypercholesterolemia
Public MeSH Note
/blood was BLOOD CHOLESTEROL 1963-67
Online Note
use CHOLESTEROL to search BLOOD CHOLESTEROL 1966-67
History Note
/blood was BLOOD CHOLESTEROL 1963-67
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Anticholesteremic Agents
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Cholesterol Preferred
Epicholesterol Related
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