Merck
All Photos(1)

567152

Sigma-Aldrich

β-Sitosterol - CAS 83-46-5 - Calbiochem

Common plant steroid that possesses anticholesteremic properties.

Synonym(s):
β-Sitosterol - CAS 83-46-5 - Calbiochem, α-Dihydrofucosterol, 22,23-Dihydrostigmasterol, α-Phytosterol, SITO
CAS Number:
MDL number:

Quality Level

assay

≥75% (β-sitosterol, GC)
≥95% sterol basis

form

solid

manufacturer/tradename

Calbiochem®

storage condition

OK to freeze

impurities

≤2.5% (GC)

color

white

solubility

chloroform: 5 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

10-30°C

InChI

1S/C29H50O/c1-7-21(19(2)3)9-8-20(4)25-12-13-26-24-11-10-22-18-23(30)14-16-28(22,5)27(24)15-17-29(25,26)6/h10,19-21,23-27,30H,7-9,11-18H2,1-6H3/t20-,21-,23+,24+,25-,26+,27+,28+,29-/m1/s1

InChI key

KZJWDPNRJALLNS-VJSFXXLFSA-N

General description

Common plant steroid that possesses anticholesteremic properties. Has recently been shown to induce G2/M arrest, endoreduplication, and apoptosis through the Bcl-2 and PI3K/Akt signaling pathways.

Packaging

5, 25 g in Plastic ampoule

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cell permeable: no
Primary Target
Anticholesteremic properties
Product does not compete with ATP.
Reversible: no

Warning

Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)

Other Notes

Moon, D., et al. 2008. Cancer Lett.264, 181.

Legal Information

CALBIOCHEM is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Certificate of Quality

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Quality (COQ).

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service