Synonym: β-Sistostanol, β-Sitostanol, 24α-Ethyl-5α-cholestan-3β-ol, Dihydro-β-sitosterol, Stigmastan-3β-ol
|Related Categories||Bioactive Small Molecules, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cholesterol and Cholesterol Metabolism,|
|solubility||chloroform: soluble50 mg/ml, clear, colorless|
Stigmastanol was used as standard in enzymatic analysis of cholesterol and non-cholesterol sterols.3
Stigmastanol is a plant lipid molecule that resembles cholesterol in structure. Plant stanols are effective prophylactic agents in atherosclerosis and cancers of prostate and colon.2
Dietary cholesterol is obtained from foods derived from animal sources that are rich in fat content. A healthy adult only needs to ingest about 30% of the daily cholesterol requirement. Obtaining mor...
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Determination of stigmasterol, beta-sitosterol and stigmastanol in oral dosage forms using high performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection Nair VD et al J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. 41, 731-7, (2006)
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