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D6128 Sigma-Aldrich

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol

≥95%

Synonym: β-Cholestanol, 3β-Hydroxy-5α-cholestane, Dihydrocholesterol

  • CAS Number 80-97-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H48O

  • Molecular Weight 388.67

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2418594

  •  EC Number 201-315-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00066413

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893999

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cholesterol and Derivatives, Lipids, Sterol Lipids
InChI Key   QYIXCDOBOSTCEI-QCYZZNICSA-N
assay   ≥95%
Gene Information   human ... POLA1(5422), TOP2A(7153)
rat ... Polb(29240)

Description

Packaging

10, 25 g in poly bottle

Application

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol was used as a standard in lipid analysis using HPLC.

Biochem/physiol Actions

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is derived from cholesterol by the action of intestinal microorganisms. It is known to induce the formation of gall stones in rabbits in the presence of sodium ions.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. D6128.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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