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S4297 Sigma

Stigmastanol

≥95%

Synonym: β-Sistostanol, β-Sitostanol, 24α-Ethyl-5α-cholestan-3β-ol, Dihydro-β-sitosterol, Stigmastan-3β-ol

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Description

Application

Stigmastanol was used as standard in enzymatic analysis of cholesterol and non-cholesterol sterols.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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.

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All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Blocking Absorption of Dietary Cholesterol

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...
BioFiles 2007, 2.7, 9.
Keywords: Absorption, Biofiles

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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