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C75209 Sigma

Cholesterol

94%

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 329775080

  •  eCl@ss 39023139

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Cholesterol and Derivatives,
biological source   from animal
InChI Key   HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N
assay   94%
form   powder
optical activity   [α]20/D −39°, c = 2 in chloroform
bp   360 °C(lit.)
mp   147-149 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble0.00003 g/L at 20 °C
density   1.067 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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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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