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Compound Summary for: CID 21150757

19-Iodocholesterol

Also known as: 37414-03-2; Iodocholesterol; 30461-91-7; SureCN378862; UNII-4A4E6EXB6U; 19-Iodocholest-5-en-3beta-ol; CTK4G5230; EINECS 253-499-4
Molecular Formula: C27H45IO   Molecular Weight: 512.55007   InChIKey: FIOAEFCJGZJUPW-FTLVODPJSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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