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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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Accession:CHEBI:41879 term browser browse the term
Definition:A fluorinated steroid that is 9-fluoropregna-1,4-diene substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 11, 17 and 21, a methyl group at position 16 and oxo groups at positions 3 and 20. It is a synthetic member of the class of glucocorticoids.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 9-fluoro-11beta,17,21-trihydroxy-16alpha-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione
 related_synonym: (11beta,16alpha)-9-fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione;   1-dehydro-16alpha-methyl-9alpha-fluorohydrocortisone;   16alpha-methyl-9alpha-fluoro-1-dehydrocortisol;   9alpha-fluoro-16alpha-methylprednisolone;   Aeroseb-Dex;   Auxiron;   Azium;   Calonat;   Corson;   Cortisumman;   Decacort;   Decadron;   Decaject;   Decalix;   Decameth;   DexPak;   Dexacortal;   Dexacortin;   Dexason;   Dexasone;   Diodex;   Formula=C22H29FO5;   Hexadrol;   InChI=1S/C22H29FO5/c1-12-8-16-15-5-4-13-9-14(25)6-7-19(13,2)21(15,23)17(26)10-20(16,3)22(12,28)18(27)11-24/h6-7,9,12,15-17,24,26,28H,4-5,8,10-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,15+,16+,17+,19+,20+,21+,22+/m1/s1;   InChIKey=UREBDLICKHMUKA-CXSFZGCWSA-N;   Maxidex;   Millicorten;   Oradexon;   Ozurdex;   SMILES=C1=CC(C=C2[C@]1([C@@]3([C@@](CC2)([C@]4([C@](C[C@@H]3O)([C@]([C@@H](C4)C)(C(CO)=O)O)C)[H])[H])F)C)=O;   Solurex;   Zema-Pak;   dexametasona;   dexamethasonum;   fluormethylprednisolone
 alt_id: CHEBI:41873;   CHEBI:4461
 xref: Beilstein:2066652;   CAS:50-02-2;   DrugBank:DB01234;   Drug_Central:824;   FooDB:FDB001355;   HMDB:HMDB0015364;   KEGG:C15643;   KEGG:D00292
 xref_mesh: MESH:D003907
 xref: MetaCyc:CPD-10549;   PMID:11508649;   PMID:12151000;   PMID:12686538;   PMID:18272184;   PMID:18524938;   PMID:19779450;   PMID:20850457;   PMID:26602186;   PMID:29958267;   PMID:31391291;   PMID:32195984;   PMID:32280693;   PMID:32496907;   PMID:32551464;   PMID:32570995;   Patent:DE1113690;   Patent:GB869511;   Patent:US3007923;   Reaxys:2066652;   VSDB:1769;   Wikipedia:Dexamethasone

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