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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

trilostane 
A synthetic derivative of androstane with adrenocortical suppressive properties. Trilostane reversibly inhibits 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase delta 5-4 isomerase in the adrenal cortex, resulting in the decreased synthesis of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids and the decreased conversion of pregnenolone to progesterone. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Modrastane
Foreign brand names:Desopan
Modrenal
Code names:WIN 24,540
WIN 24540
Chemical structures:(4Alpha,5alpha,17beta)-4,5-epoxy-3,17-dihydroxyandrost-2-ene-2-carbonitrile
2Alpha-cyano-4alpha,5alpha-epoxyandrostan-17beta-ol-3-one
4,5-Epoxy-17-hydroxy-3-oxoandrostane-2-carbonitrile