18-Hydroxycorticosterone

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18-Hydroxycorticosterone
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18-Hydroxycorticosterone
Identifiers
CAS number 561-65-9 N
PubChem 11222
ChemSpider 10748 YesY
MeSH 18-hydroxycorticosterone
ChEBI CHEBI:16485 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C21H30O5
Molar mass 362.46 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

18-Hydroxycorticosterone is a derivative of corticosterone.

It serves as an intermediate in the synthesis of aldosterone by the enzyme aldosterone synthase in the zona glomerulosa:

Corticosteroid biosynthetic pathway in rat