5α-Dihydroaldosterone

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5α-Dihydroaldosterone
5α-Dihydroaldosterone.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(5S,8S,9S,10S,11S,13R,14S,17S)-11-Hydroxy-17-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-10-methyl-3-oxo-1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-13-carbaldehyde
Other names
11β,21-Dihydroxy-3,20-dioxo-5α-pregnan-18-al
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C21H30O5
Molar mass 362.466 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

5α-Dihydroaldosterone is a metabolite of aldosterone that is formed by 5α-reductase.[1] It is a potent antinatriuretic agent similarly to but somewhat different from aldosterone.[1] It is produced in the kidneys.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Azzouni F, Godoy A, Li Y, Mohler J (2012). "The 5 alpha-reductase isozyme family: a review of basic biology and their role in human diseases". Adv Urol. 2012: 530121. doi:10.1155/2012/530121. PMC 3253436. PMID 22235201.