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Cholesteryl stearate

96%

Synonym: 5-Cholesten-3β-yl octadecanoate

  • CAS Number 35602-69-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C45H80O2

  • Molecular Weight 653.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2068492

  •  EC Number 252-637-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00003639

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892584

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Cholesterol and Derivatives,
Quality Level   100
assay   96%
optical activity   [α]25/D −21°, c = 2 in chloroform
mp   79-83 °C (lit.)
transition temp   cholesteric phase to smectic phase 75.5 °C
  isotropic phase to cholesteric phase 79.5 °C
  crystalline phase to isotropic phase 83 °C
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O[C@H]1CC[C@]2(C)C3CC[C@]4(C)C(CCC4C3CC=C2C1)[C@H](C)CCCC(C)C
InChI   1S/C45H80O2/c1-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-25-43(46)47-38-30-32-44(5)37(34-38)26-27-39-41-29-28-40(36(4)24-22-23-35(2)3)45(41,6)33-31-42(39)44/h26,35-36,38-42H,7-25,27-34H2,1-6H3/t36-,38+,39+,40-,41+,42+,44+,45-/m1/s1
InChI key   XHRPOTDGOASDJS-XNTGVSEISA-N

Description

General description

Cholesteryl stearate is a stearic acid ester of cholesterol. In solid-state, its autoxidation is higher than its free form.

Application

It can be used as a reference standard during the determination of tocopherols and sterols in vegetable oils by GC.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

BACSMLS Online Plate Map

BACSMLS compounds are conveniently provided at 5µg per well, enough for multiple injections. These are high purity (>95%) compounds supplied in an economical, ready to use format. Compounds are arran...
Keywords: Metabolites

Cholesterol Esterification

To more efficiently transport both dietary and synthesized cholesterol, it is converted to cholesteryl esters. Free cholesterol can be taken up by lipoproteins, but is confined to the outer surface o...
BioFiles 2007, 2.7, 10.
Keywords: Biofiles, Catalysis

TLC Analysis of Cholesteryl Esters on HPTLC Si 60 F254 with Concentrating Zone

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents TLC Analysis of Cholesteryl Esters on HPTLC Si 60 F254 with Concentrating Zone
Keywords: Thin layer chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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