[CAS Number 50-22-6] Corticosterone, also known as 17-deoxycortisol, is a steroid hormone and aldosterone synthesized in the cortex of the adrenal glands primarily used in newborn screenings and stress tests. Corticosterone is available as reference material (bulk powder and/or solution) and as calibrated, Ready-to-Use, certified reference material (CRM). This product is designed for qualitative and quantitative protocols and can be used for forensic, toxicology, research, and other chemical/biochemical analytical applications. Synonym(s): 17-Deoxycortisol. Special storage & shipping requirements.