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19-Iodocholesterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
19-Iodocholesterol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.222.284.510
D04.210.500.247.808.197.580
D10.570.938.208.627
Unique ID
D015071
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015071
Scope Note
19-Iodocholest-5-en-3 beta-ol. A cholesterol derivative usually substituted with radioactive iodine in the 19 position. The compound is an adrenal cortex scanning agent used in the assessment of patients suspected of having Cushing's syndrome, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma and adrenal remnants following total adrenalectomy.
Entry Term(s)
19 Iodocholesterol
Registry Number
30461-91-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Cholest-5-en-3-ol, 19-(iodo-125I)-, (3beta)-
Previous Indexing
Cholesterol (1968-1974) /AA (1975-1978)
Iodine Radioisotopes (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHOLESTEROL 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under CHOLESTEROL 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2016/05/27
19-Iodocholesterol Preferred
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