The Nomenclature of Steroids
Recommendations 1989


Eur. J. Biochem., 1989, 186, 429-458; Pure Appl. Chem., 1989, 61, 1783-1822; Dictionary of Steroids (Hill, R.A., Kirk, D.N., Makin, H.L.J. and Murphy, G.M., eds) Chapman and Hall, London, 1991, pp xxx-lix; Biochemical Nomenclature and Related Documents, 2nd edition, Portland Press, 1992, pp 192-221.

Errors reported in Eur. J. Biochem., 1993, 213, 2.


3S-2.5, note 4. For "an unsubstituted 25(26)-double bond" read "an unsubstituted 24(25)-double bond".

3S-4.3, paragraph 3. For "When the steroid acid has" read "When the steroid has".

Additional Errors

3S-2.4 Table 1. The statement "(not coprostane)" should apply to 5[beta]-cholestane.

3S-4.9 Table 2. The second name for aldosterone is corrected to 11[beta],18-epoxy-18[xi],21-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione

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