Sterol vs Abiraterone - What's the difference?

sterol | abiraterone |


As nouns the difference between sterol and abiraterone

is that sterol is sterol while abiraterone is (medicine) a pyridine-substituted sterol used as a drug against prostate cancer.

sterol

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia sterol)
  • (biochemistry) any member of a class of steroids containing a hydroxyl group in the 3-position of the A-ring; they are found in all animal and plant tissue and play an important role in hormone chemistry
  • Derived terms

    * * ignosterol * zoosterol

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    abiraterone

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) A pyridine-substituted sterol used as a drug against prostate cancer