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C2882 Sigma-Aldrich

5β-Cholestan-3α-ol

≥95%

Synonym: Epicoprostanol

  • CAS Number 516-92-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H48O

  • Molecular Weight 388.67

  •  MDL number MFCD00064143

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892540

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cholesterol and Derivatives, Lipids, Sterol Lipids
Quality Level   200
assay   ≥95%
form   powder
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2[C@@H]3CC[C@@H]4C[C@H](O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]3CC[C@]12C
InChI   1S/C27H48O/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/h18-25,28H,6-17H2,1-5H3/t19-,20-,21-,22+,23-,24+,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1
InChI key   QYIXCDOBOSTCEI-KKFSNPNRSA-N

Description

Application

5β-Cholestan-3α-ol was used as internal standard for analysis of sterols in plasma by GC and HPLC.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

500 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

5β-Cholestan-3α-ol is a sterol produced endogenously from cholesterol and has been isolated from feces of human and rats. It is derived from cholesterol by the action of intestinal microorganisms.

Preparation Note

5β-Cholestan-3α-ol yields clear, colorless to faint yellow solution in chloroform at 50 mg/ml.

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
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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