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C2155000 Sigma-Aldrich

Cholesterol

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 3β-Hydroxy-5-cholestene, 5-Cholesten-3β-ol

  • CAS Number 57-88-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H46O

  • Molecular Weight 386.65

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1915888

  •  MDL number MFCD00003646

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329774968

  •  NACRES NA.24

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biological source   ovine
grade   EP (Reference Standard)
InChI Key   HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N
form   neat
bp   360 °C(lit.)
mp   147-149 °C (lit.)
density   1.067 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Packaging

Unit quantity: 100 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference subtance catalogue.

Caution

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Other Notes

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Sterols (Silylated Derivatives) in Olive Oil (Free Sterol Fraction) on SLB®-5ms after SPE using Discovery DSC-Si
Keywords: Agriculture, Calorimetry, Chromatography, Fractionation, Gas chromatography, Gas chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass selective detector, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Sample preparations, Saponifications, Silylations, Solid phase extractions

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