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V900415

Sigma-Aldrich

Cholesterol

Vetec, reagent grade, ≥92.5%

Synonym(s):
3β-Hydroxy-5-cholestene, 5-Cholesten-3β-ol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C27H46O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
386.65
Beilstein:
1915888
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

reagent grade

product line

Vetec

assay

≥92.5%

form

powder

bp

360 °C (lit.)

mp

147-149 °C (lit.)

density

1.067 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2[C@@H]3CC=C4C[C@@H](O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]3CC[C@]12C

InChI

1S/C27H46O/c1-18(2)7-6-8-19(3)23-11-12-24-22-10-9-20-17-21(28)13-15-26(20,4)25(22)14-16-27(23,24)5/h9,18-19,21-25,28H,6-8,10-17H2,1-5H3/t19-,21+,22+,23-,24+,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1

InChI key

HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N

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Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Major component of all biological membranes; ~25% of total brain lipid is cholesterol.

Legal Information

Vetec is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich International GmbH

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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