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Cholestanols MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholestanols
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.100
Unique ID
D002777
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002777
Annotation
do not confuse with CHOLESTANOL; beta-cholestanol = BETA-CHOLESTANOL see CHOLESTANOL
Scope Note
Cholestanes substituted in any position with one or more hydroxy groups. They are found in feces and bile. In contrast to bile acids and salts, they are not reabsorbed.
Entry Term(s)
Bile Alcohol
Bile Alcohols
Hydroxycholestane
Hydroxycholestanes
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Cholestanes (1968-1977)
Sterols (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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