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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Definition:A C21-steroid that is cortisol bearing an additional hydroxy substituent at the 6beta-position. In humans, it is produced as a metabolite of cortisol by cytochrome p450-3A4 (CYP3A4, an important enzyme involved in the metabolism of a variety of exogenous and endogenous compounds) and can be used to detect moderate and potent CYP3A4 inhibition in vivo.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 6beta,11beta,17,21-tetrahydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
 related_synonym: (6beta,11beta)-6,11,17,21-tetrahydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;   6beta,11beta,17alpha,21-tetrahydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione;   6beta-HO-cortisol;   6beta-OH-cortisol;   Formula=C21H30O6;   InChI=1S/C21H30O6/c1-19-5-3-11(23)7-14(19)15(24)8-12-13-4-6-21(27,17(26)10-22)20(13,2)9-16(25)18(12)19/h7,12-13,15-16,18,22,24-25,27H,3-6,8-10H2,1-2H3/t12-,13-,15+,16-,18+,19-,20-,21-/m0/s1;   InChIKey=GNFTWPCIRXSCQF-UJXAPRPESA-N;   NSC 76163;   SMILES=C1[C@@]2([C@@]([C@@]3(C([C@@H]1O)=CC(CC3)=O)C)([C@H](C[C@@]4([C@@](CC[C@@]24[H])(O)C(CO)=O)C)O)[H])[H]
 xref: CAS:53-35-0
 xref_mesh: MESH:C001380
 xref: PMID:14605790;   PMID:16149517;   PMID:16792464;   PMID:17386716;   PMID:19959402;   PMID:20963880;   PMID:21490593;   Reaxys:2512454

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Cyp3a2 cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily a, polypeptide 2 affects chemical synthesis ISO CYP3A4 protein affects the chemical synthesis of 6 beta-hydroxycortisol CTD PMID:15941677 NCBI chr12:9,207,986...9,230,038
Ensembl chr12:9,015,383...9,285,008
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                        carbon atom 19629
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                                    carbonyl compound 18786
                                      ketone 17094
                                        oxyketone 8793
                                          alpha-oxyketone 8793
                                            alpha-hydroxy ketone 8793
                                              primary alpha-hydroxy ketone 7672
                                                cortisol 273
                                                  6beta-hydroxycortisol 1
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