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26732 Sigma

Cholesterol

from lanolin, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: 3β-Hydroxy-5-cholestene, 5-Cholesten-3β-ol

  • CAS Number 57-88-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H46O

  • Molecular Weight 386.65

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1915888

  •  EC Number 200-353-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00003646

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24856217

  •  eCl@ss 39023139

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Properties

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biological source   from lanolin
InChI Key   HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   powder
bp   360 °C(lit.)
mp   147-149 °C(lit.)
  148-150 °C
solubility   chloroform: soluble0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
density   1.067 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... POLA1(5422), TOP2A(7153)
rat ... Ar(24208), Polb(29240)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Major component of all biological membranes; ~25% of total brain lipid is cholesterol.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FZ8400000
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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