19-Iodocholesterol

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19-Iodocholesterol
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Identifiers
CAS number 37414-03-2 N
PubChem 21150757
ChemSpider 20086815 YesY
ATC code V09XA02,(131I)
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C27H45IO
Molar mass 512.55 g mol−1
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

19-Iodocholesterol is a derivative of cholesterol with an iodine atom in the 19-position. When the iodine atom is a radioactive isotope (iodine-125 or iodine-131), it is used as an adrenal cortex radiocontrast agent for in the assessment of patients suspected of having Cushing's syndrome, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma and adrenal remnants following total adrenalectomy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 19-Iodocholesterol (125I), PubChem 3032874