CHEBI:23897 - ecdysteroid

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ChEBI Name ecdysteroid
Definition A class of steroids that include insect moulting and sex hormones.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:23896
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Biological Role(s): hormone
Originally referring to an endogenous compound that is formed in specialized organ or group of cells and carried to another organ or group of cells, in the same organism, upon which it has a specific regulatory function, the term is now commonly used to include non-endogenous, semi-synthetic and fully synthetic analogues of such compounds.
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Outgoing ecdysteroid (CHEBI:23897) has role hormone (CHEBI:24621)
ecdysteroid (CHEBI:23897) is a steroid (CHEBI:35341)
Incoming 20-hydroxyecdysone (CHEBI:16587) is a ecdysteroid (CHEBI:23897)
ecdysone (CHEBI:16688) is a ecdysteroid (CHEBI:23897)
Synonyms Sources
ecdysteroid hormones ChEBI
ecdysteroids ChEBI
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Ecdysteroid Wikipedia
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Last Modified
27 June 2016