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
Molecular Formula: C₂₇H₄₆O
Appearance: White to Pale Yellow Solid
Melting Point: 137 - 144ºC
Molecular Weight: 386.65
Storage: Refrigerator
Solubility: Chloroform (Sparingly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Category: Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals, Steroids,
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. This compound is a contaminant of emerging concern (CECs).

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MSDS: C432501.pdf
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