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Compound Summary for: CID 5839

Aldosterone

Also known as: Electrocortin, Aldocortin, (+)-Aldosterone, Elektrocortin, Aldocorten, Aldocortene, d-Aldosterone, Reichstein X
Molecular Formula: C21H28O5   Molecular Weight: 360.44402   InChIKey: PQSUYGKTWSAVDQ-ZVIOFETBSA-N
A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium.   From: MeSH
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