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Cholesterol-Water Soluble

powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

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Synonym(s):
Cholesterol–methyl-β-cyclodextrin
NACRES:
NA.75

biological source

ovine wool

product line

BioReagent

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

solubility

H2O: 300 mg/mL

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

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Cholesterol powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, ≥99%

Sigma-Aldrich

C3045

Cholesterol

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

solubility

H2O: 300 mg/mL

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy

solubility

H2O: 25 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy

solubility

H2O: 0.002 mg/mL, Tween: soluble, ethanol: soluble, serum: soluble

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

−20°C

Application

Cholesterol-Water Soluble has been used:
  • in free cholesterol (FC) overloading of rat smooth muscle cells (SMCs)
  • in cytotoxicity assay
  • for the incubation of CD4+ T cells with Helicobacter pylori
  • to study the membrane cholesterol level in SH-SY5Y human neuroblastoma cells
  • to study the effects of cholesterol on cell viability and 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) reduction in primary cultured rat hippocampal neurons
  • as a supplement for growth of bacterial culture
  • to examine the interaction of S protein with angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2)
  • to investigate the effects of cholesterol on potassium currents in the inner hair cells of guinea pigs
  • for reversible inhibition of proteinase K

Packaging

Package size based on cholesterol

Other Notes

Contains approx. 40 mg of cholesterol per gram; balance methyl-β-cyclodextrin.

Preparation Note

Preparea solution at 300mg/mL in water. Let thesolution sit undisturbed for one hour after diluting to obtain completesolubilization of product.

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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