19-Iodocholesterol

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19-Iodocholesterol
19-Iodocholesterol.png
Names
IUPAC name
(3S,8S,9S,10S,13R,14S,17R)-10-(iodomethyl)-13-methyl-17-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
Identifiers
ATC code V09XA02
CAS number 37414-03-2 N
ChemSpider 20086815 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 21150757
Properties
C27H45IO
Molar mass 512.55 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is 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