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C3652 Sigma

5α-Cholest-7-en-3β-ol

Synonym: 3β-Hydroxy-5α,7-cholestene, Lathosterol

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Cholesterol and Derivatives, Lipids, Metabolic Pathways,
InChI Key   IZVFFXVYBHFIHY-IRRCOBOTSA-N
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Packaging

25, 100 mg in poly bottle

Preparation Note

5α-Cholest-7-en-3β-ol yields clear, colorless solution in chloroform at 10 mg/ml.

Application

5α-Cholest-7-en-3β-ol was used as a substrate in enzymatic assay for plasma cholesterol. It was used to supplement diet of Daphnia galeata to study the effect on life-history traits.

Biochem/physiol Actions

5α-Cholest-7-en-3β-ol (Lathosterol) is an intermediate in cholesterol biosynthesis pathway. Lathosterol in serum is carried on lipoproteins and is indicative of the rate of cholesterol synthesis. It acts as a marker of synthesis of cholesterol and is not affected by dietary consumption of cholesterol.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C3652.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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