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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:02:40 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB00449
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name5a-Tetrahydrocorticosterone
Description5a-tetrahydrocorticosterone is highly sensitive to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secretion. High levels of 5a-Tetrahydrocorticosterone are a warning sign of hypertension. (PMID: 16597193 ,7473516 ).
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
3a,11b,21-Trihydroxy-5a-pregnan-20-oneHMDB
3a,5a-TetrahydrocorticosteroneHMDB
5a-Pregnane-3a,11b,21-triol-20-oneHMDB
AllotetrahydrocorticosteroneHMDB
Chemical FormulaC21H34O4
Average Molecular Weight350.4923
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight350.245709576
IUPAC Name1-[(1S,2S,5R,7S,10S,11S,14S,15S,17S)-5,17-dihydroxy-2,15-dimethyltetracyclo[8.7.0.0²,⁷.0¹¹,¹⁵]heptadecan-14-yl]-2-hydroxyethan-1-one
Traditional Nameallotetrahydrocorticosterone
CAS Registry Number600-63-5
SMILES
[H][C@@]12CC[C@H](C(=O)CO)[C@@]1(C)C[C@H](O)[C@@]1([H])[C@@]2([H])CC[C@@]2([H])C[C@H](O)CC[C@]12C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C21H34O4/c1-20-8-7-13(23)9-12(20)3-4-14-15-5-6-16(18(25)11-22)21(15,2)10-17(24)19(14)20/h12-17,19,22-24H,3-11H2,1-2H3/t12-,13+,14-,15-,16+,17-,19+,20-,21-/m0/s1
InChI KeyInChIKey=RHQQHZQUAMFINJ-NZTKVECHSA-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
  • 21-hydroxysteroid
  • Progestogin-skeleton
  • Pregnane-skeleton
  • 20-oxosteroid
  • 3-alpha-hydroxysteroid
  • 11-hydroxysteroid
  • 11-beta-hydroxysteroid
  • Oxosteroid
  • 3-hydroxysteroid
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Alpha-hydroxy ketone
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Ketone
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
  • C21 steroids (gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins) and derivatives (LMST02030142 )
Ontology
StatusDetected and Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Hormones, Membrane component
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
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 Solubility0.12 mg/mLALOGPS
logP2.07ALOGPS
logP1.86ChemAxon
logS-3.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)13.86ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-0.25ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area77.76 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity96.2 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability40.16 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot Available
Normal
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineDetected and Quantified0.19 +/- 0.13 umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
UrineDetected and Quantified0.092 +/- 0.017 umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)FemaleNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
UrineDetected and Quantified0.028 +/- 0.018 umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)BothThyroid cancer details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Thyroid cancer
  1. Kim KM, Jung BH, Lho DS, Chung WY, Paeng KJ, Chung BC: Alteration of urinary profiles of endogenous steroids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in thyroid cancer. Cancer Lett. 2003 Dec 30;202(2):173-9. [14643447 ]
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB022053
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID91970
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB00449
Metagene LinkHMDB00449
METLIN ID5438
PubChem Compound101790
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceHarnik, M. Syntheses of steroid metabolites. III. Steroids (1963), 2(5), 485-98.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Lee SH, Nam SY, Chung BC: Altered profile of endogenous steroids in the urine of patients with prolactinoma. Clin Biochem. 1998 Oct;31(7):529-35. [9812172 ]
  2. Soro A, Ingram MC, Tonolo G, Glorioso N, Fraser R: Mildly raised corticosterone excretion rates in patients with essential hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 1995 Jun;9(6):391-3. [7473516 ]
  3. Friel PN, Alexander T, Wright JV: Suppression of adrenal function by low-dose prednisone: assessment with 24-hour urinary steroid hormone profiles--a review of five cases. Altern Med Rev. 2006 Mar;11(1):40-6. [16597193 ]