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Metyrapone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Metyrapone
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.725.463
Unique ID
D008797
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008797
Scope Note
An inhibitor of the enzyme STEROID 11-BETA-MONOOXYGENASE. It is used as a test of the feedback hypothalamic-pituitary mechanism in the diagnosis of CUSHING SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Methbipyranone
Methopyrapone
Metopiron
Metopirone
M├ętopirone
SU 4885
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
ZS9KD92H6V
Related Numbers
54-36-4
CAS Type 1 Name
1-Propanone, 2-methyl-1,2-di-3-pyridinyl-
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Metyrapone Preferred
SU 4885 Narrower
Metopirone Narrower
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