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26732 Sigma-Aldrich

Cholesterol

from lanolin, ≥99.0% (GC)

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

  •  EC Number 200-353-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00003646

  •  eCl@ss 39023139

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752881

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
biological source   lanolin
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   powder
bp   360 °C (lit.)
mp   147-149 °C (lit.)
  148-150 °C
solubility   chloroform: 0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
density   1.067 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
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
Gene Information   human ... POLA1(5422), TOP2A(7153)
rat ... Ar(24208), Polb(29240)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FZ8400000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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