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Azacosterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Azacosterol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.222.284.070
D04.210.500.247.808.197.070
D10.570.938.208.070
Unique ID
D001373
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001373
Scope Note
Diaza derivative of cholesterol which acts as a hypocholesteremic agent by blocking delta-24-reductase, which causes the accumulation of desmosterol.
Entry Term(s)
20,25-Diazacholesterol
Diazacholesterol Dihydrochloride
SC 12937
Pharm Action
Anticholesteremic Agents
Registry Number
EPT876J73A
Related Numbers
313-05-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Androst-5-en-3-ol, 17-((3-(dimethylamino)propyl)methylamino)-, (3beta,17beta)-
Previous Indexing
Aza Compounds (1972-1977)
Cholesterol (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHOLESTEROL 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under CHOLESTEROL 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Azacosterol Preferred
Diazacholesterol Dihydrochloride Narrower
SC 12937 Narrower
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