Catalogue number: C432501
Chemical name: Cholesterol
Synonyms: (3β)-Cholest-5-en-3-ol; (-)-Cholesterol; 3β-Hydroxycholest-5-ene; 5:6-Cholesten-3β-ol; Cholest-5-en-3β-ol; Cholesterin; Cholesteryl Αlcohol; Dythol; Lidinit; Lidinite; NSC 8798; Provitamin D; 5-Cholesten-3β-ol;
CAS Number: 57-88-5
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₂₇H₄₆O
Appearance: White to Off-White Solid
Melting Point: 137-144ºC
Mol. Weight: 386.65
Storage: Refrigerator
Solubility: Chloroform (Slightly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals, Steroids,
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Cholesterol is a major component of all biological membranes; ~25% of total brain lipid is Cholesterol. Cholesterol is the principal sterol of the higher animals. Cholesterol was found in all body tissues, especial in the brain, spinal cord, and in animal fats or oils. Cholesterol is the main constituent of gallstones.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Rosin, Z., et al.: Physiol. Chem., 124, 282 (1923), Schoenheimer, et al.: J. Biol. Chem., 105, 355 (1934), Gemant, et al.: Life Sci., 1, 233 (1962), Johnson, K., et al.: 4, 457 (1964),
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