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5-α-Cholestane

≥97.0% (HPLC)

  • CAS Number 481-21-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H48

  • Molecular Weight 372.67

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2051806

  •  EC Number 207-562-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00066412

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893005

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cholesterol and Derivatives, Lipids, Sterol Lipids
InChI Key   XIIAYQZJNBULGD-XWLABEFZSA-N
assay   ≥97.0% (HPLC)
mp   80-82 °C (lit.)
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Description

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

100 mg in poly bottle

Preparation Note

5α-Cholestane yields clear to slightly hazy, colorless to faint yellow solution in chloroform at 50 mg/ml.

Application

5α-Cholestane was used as standard in cholesterol analysis by GC and HPLC.

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Biochem/physiol Actions

5α-Cholestane is a sterol produced endogenously from cholesterol and has been isolated from human feces. It is derived from cholesterol by the action of intestinal microorganisms. Derivatives of 5α-cholestane in plants are called Brassinosteroids that selectively activate the PPI3K/Akt pathway.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Sterols in Soybean Oil on SAC™-5

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Sterols in Soybean Oil on SAC™-5
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

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