desmosterol

(redirected from 24-dehydrocholesterol)

des·mos·te·rol

(des-mos'tĕr-ol),
Postulated intermediate in cholesterol biosynthesis from lanosterol via zymosterol; accumulates after prolonged administration of substances interfering with cholesterol biosynthesis.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Dexamethasone decreases the concentrations of these receptors as demonstrated in a study, 23 in addition to luteinising hormone receptor, 24-dehydrocholesterol reductase, glutathione S-transferase, and aromatase in stallion testes after using dexamethasone in a dose of 10mg/kg intraperitoneally for 7 days.