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Zona Glomerulosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Zona Glomerulosa
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.071.140.960
Unique ID
D015384
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015384
Scope Note
The narrow subcapsular outer zone of the adrenal cortex. This zone produces a series of enzymes that convert PREGNENOLONE to ALDOSTERONE. The final steps involve three successive oxidations by CYTOCHROME P-450 CYP11B2.
Entry Term(s)
Adrenal Glomerulosa
Previous Indexing
Adrenal Cortex (1975-1988)
Adrenal Glands (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/06
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Zona Glomerulosa Preferred
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