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Thiocholesterol

Synonym: 5-Cholestene-3β-thiol, Cholesteryl mercaptan

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Cholesterol and Derivatives,
InChI Key   QGVQZRDQPDLHHV-DPAQBDIFSA-N
optical activity   [α]20/D −23°, c = 1 in chloroform
mp   97-99 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Application

Thiocholesterol is used in biological cross-linking and membrane studies.
It can also be used as a chain transfer agent (CTA) for the radical polymerization of HPMA monolactate and HPMA dilactate monomers to form copolymers. [HPMA=N-(2-hydroxypropyl)methacrylamide]

General description

Thiocholesterol is a lipid similar to cholesterol except that the hydroxyl group is replaced with thiol group.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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