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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2017-12-20 20:32:54 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0000319
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB00319
Metabolite Identification
Common Name18-Hydroxycorticosterone
Description11 beta,18,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione. 18-Hydroxycorticosterone is a derivative of corticosterone. It serves as an intermediate in the synthesis of aldosterone by the enzyme aldosterone synthase in the zona glomerulosa. 18-Hydroxycorticosterone is found to be associated with terminal aldosterone biosynthesis defects, which is an inborn error of metabolism.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
11b,18,21-Trihydroxy-pregn-4-ene-3,20-dioneHMDB
18 HydrocorticosteroneMeSH
18 HydroxycorticosteroneMeSH
18-HydrocorticosteroneMeSH
Hydroxycorticosterone, 18MeSH
Chemical FormulaC21H30O5
Average Molecular Weight362.4599
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight362.20932407
IUPAC Name(1S,2R,10S,11S,14S,15R,17S)-17-hydroxy-14-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-15-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyltetracyclo[8.7.0.0²,⁷.0¹¹,¹⁵]heptadec-6-en-5-one
Traditional Name18 hydroxycorticosterone
CAS Registry Number561-65-9
SMILES
[H][C@@]12CC[C@H](C(=O)CO)[C@@]1(CO)C[C@H](O)[C@@]1([H])[C@@]2([H])CCC2=CC(=O)CC[C@]12C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C21H30O5/c1-20-7-6-13(24)8-12(20)2-3-14-15-4-5-16(18(26)10-22)21(15,11-23)9-17(25)19(14)20/h8,14-17,19,22-23,25H,2-7,9-11H2,1H3/t14-,15-,16+,17-,19+,20-,21+/m0/s1
InChI KeyHFSXHZZDNDGLQN-ZVIOFETBSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 21-hydroxysteroids. These are steroids carrying a hydroxyl group at the 21-position of the steroid backbone.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassSteroids and steroid derivatives
Sub ClassHydroxysteroids
Direct Parent21-hydroxysteroids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Progestogin-skeleton
  • 21-hydroxysteroid
  • Pregnane-skeleton
  • 20-oxosteroid
  • 18-hydroxysteroid
  • 3-oxo-delta-4-steroid
  • 3-oxosteroid
  • 11-hydroxysteroid
  • 11-beta-hydroxysteroid
  • Oxosteroid
  • Delta-4-steroid
  • Cyclohexenone
  • Alpha-hydroxy ketone
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Ketone
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Cyclic ketone
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Carbonyl group
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Primary alcohol
  • Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Process

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Disposition

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Role

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Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.15 g/LALOGPS
logP1.28ALOGPS
logP0.74ChemAxon
logS-3.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)13.8ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-2.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count5ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area94.83 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity97.77 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability39.46 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-001i-1639000000-7012f18a6579e07dc571View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (3 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-03di-1410290000-5789e767e5a0058f10edView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-01r2-0019000000-8a12570d1c1a01069d09View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-004j-0119000000-2b8864299061070cced5View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0019-3494000000-ebcb1ff70c533c4c9459View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-03di-0009000000-0a027947a1d058fb84b7View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-03dl-1019000000-cb3605cb617647c036e0View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-05fr-5094000000-8d05b88622baf6731c7fView in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
Tissue Location
  • Adrenal Gland
Pathways
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency (CYP11B1)Pw000551Pw000551 greyscalePw000551 simpleNot Available
17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency (CYP17)Pw000542Pw000542 greyscalePw000542 simpleNot Available
21-hydroxylase deficiency (CYP21)Pw000552Pw000552 greyscalePw000552 simpleNot Available
3-Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase DeficiencyPw000695Pw000695 greyscalePw000695 simpleNot Available
Adrenal Hyperplasia Type 3 or Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase DeficiencyPw000177Pw000177 greyscalePw000177 simpleNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodDetected and Quantified0.000550-0.00138 uMChildren (1 - 13 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodDetected and Quantified0.030 (0.012-0.057) uMChildren (1-13 years old)BothTerminal aldosterone biosynthesis defects details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Terminal aldosterone biosynthesis defects
  1. Peter M, Partsch CJ, Sippell WG: Multisteroid analysis in children with terminal aldosterone biosynthesis defects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1995 May;80(5):1622-7. [PubMed:7745009 ]
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB021945
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID10748
KEGG Compound IDC01124
BioCyc ID18-HYDROXYCORTICOSTERONE
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia Link18-Hydroxycorticosterone
METLIN ID5308
PubChem Compound11222
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID16485
References
Synthesis ReferenceBoudi, Ahmed; Lemoine, Pascale; Viossat, Bernard; Tomas, Alain; Fiet, Jean; Galons, Herve. A convenient synthesis of 18-hydroxycorticosterone and 18-hydroxy-11-desoxycorticosterone via stereospecific hypoiodination of 20-hydroxysteroids. Tetrahedron (1999), 55(16), 5171-5176.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Sonino N, Chow D, Levine LS, New MI: Clinical response to metyrapone as indicated by measurement of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids in normal children. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1981 Jan;14(1):31-9. [PubMed:7226574 ]
  2. Vecsei P, Abdelhamid S, Mittelstadt GV, Lichtwald K, Haack D, Lewicka S: Aldosterone metabolites and possible aldosterone precursors in hypertension. J Steroid Biochem. 1983 Jul;19(1A):345-51. [PubMed:6887870 ]
  3. Kooner JS, Few JD, Lee CY, Taylor GM, James VH: Investigation of the salivary 18-hydroxycorticosterone:aldosterone ratio in man using a direct assay. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 1991 Mar;38(3):377-82. [PubMed:2009228 ]
  4. Gomez-Sanchez CE, Clore JN, Estep HL, Watlington CO: Effect of chronic adrenocorticotropin stimulation on the excretion of 18-hydroxycortisol and 18-oxocortisol. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1988 Aug;67(2):322-6. [PubMed:2839536 ]
  5. Honda M, Tsuchiya M, Tamura H, Watanabe H, Izumi Y, Hatano M, Shiratsuchi T, Den K, Kawaoi A, Okano T: In vivo and in vitro studies on steroid metabolism in a case of primary aldosteronism with multiple lesions of adenoma and nodular hyperplasia. Endocrinol Jpn. 1982 Oct;29(5):529-40. [PubMed:6303762 ]
  6. Vecsei P, Benraad TJ, Hofman J, Abdelhamid S, Haack D, Lichtwald K: Direct radioimmunoassays for "aldosterone" and "18-hydroxycorticosterone" in unprocessed urine, and their use in screening to distinguish primary aldosteronism from hypertension. Clin Chem. 1982 Mar;28(3):453-6. [PubMed:7067086 ]

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Has steroid 11-beta-hydroxylase activity. In addition to this activity, the 18 or 19-hydroxylation of steroids and the aromatization of androstendione to estrone have also been ascribed to cytochrome P450 XIB.
Gene Name:
CYP11B1
Uniprot ID:
P15538
Molecular weight:
57572.44
General function:
Involved in monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Preferentially catalyzes the conversion of 11-deoxycorticosterone to aldosterone via corticosterone and 18-hydroxycorticosterone.
Gene Name:
CYP11B2
Uniprot ID:
P19099
Molecular weight:
57559.62
Reactions
Corticosterone + reduced adrenal ferredoxin + Oxygen → 18-Hydroxycorticosterone + oxidized adrenal ferredoxin + Waterdetails
Corticosterone + Reduced adrenal ferredoxin + Oxygen → 18-Hydroxycorticosterone + Oxidized adrenal ferredoxin + Waterdetails
18-Hydroxycorticosterone + Reduced adrenal ferredoxin + Oxygen → Aldosterone + Oxidized adrenal ferredoxin + Waterdetails