Adosterol

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Adosterol

(Science: chemical) 6 beta-iodomethyl-19-norcholest-5(10)-en-3 beta-ol. A sterol usually substituted with radioactive iodine. It is an adrenal cortex scanning agent with demonstrated high adrenal concentration and superior adrenal imaging.

chemical name: 19-Norcholest-5(10)-en-3-ol, 6-(iodomethyl)-, (3beta,6beta)-