Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Desoxycortone

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Desoxycortone --> deoxycorticosterone

11-Deoxycorticosterone; 21-hydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;an adrenocortical steroid, principally a biosynthetic precursor of corticosterone and possibly aldosterone, that rarely appears in adrenocortical secretions; a potent mineralocorticoid with no appreciable glucocorticoid activity.

Synonym: 21-hydroxyprogesterone, cortexone, deoxycortone, desoxycortone.

Deoxycorticosterone acetate, desoxycorticosterone acetate;acetate salt used for intramuscular injection for replacement therapy of the adrenocortical steroid.

Deoxycorticosterone pivalate, desoxycorticosterone pivalate;pivalate salt of the steroid.