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Aldosterone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aldosterone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.745.654.062
D06.472.040.585.353.118
Unique ID
D000450
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000450
Annotation
/defic: consider also HYPOALDOSTERONISM; consider also RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM see RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM & do not index under ALDOSTERONE unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium.
Entry Term(s)
Aldosterone, (+-)-Isomer
Aldosterone, (11 beta,17 alpha)-Isomer
Registry Number
4964P6T9RB
Related Numbers
125-77-9
13479-36-2
52-39-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Pregn-4-en-18-al, 11,21-dihydroxy-3,20-dioxo-, (11beta)-
See Also
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypoaldosteronism
Pseudohypoaldosteronism
Receptors, Mineralocorticoid
Renin-Angiotensin System
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Aldosterone Preferred
Aldosterone, (+-)-Isomer Narrower
Aldosterone, (11 beta,17 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
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