Cholesterol

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Category
Impurities
Cat.No.
NP3515
CAS
57-88-5
Product Name
Cholesterol
Structure

Product Details

Description
Cholesterol is an animal sterol found in human bodies and Olea europaea L. It is a precursor of other steroid compounds.
Synonyms
Cholest-5-en-3β-ol; (3β)-Cholest-5-en-3-ol; Cholesterin; cholesterolum; Cholesteryl alcohol; Cholestrin; Cordulan; Dusoline; Dythol; Kathro; Lanol; Super hartolan
IUPAC Name
(3S,8S,9S,10R,13R,14S,17R)-10,13-dimethyl-17-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
Molecular Weight
386.66
Molecular Formula
C27H46O
Canonical SMILES
CC(C)CCCC(C)C1CCC2C1(CCC3C2CC=C4C3(CCC(C4)O)C)C
InChI
InChI=1S/C27H46O/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/h9,18-19,21-25,28H,6-8,10-17H2,1-5H3/t19-,21+,22+,23-,24+,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1
InChIKey
HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N
Boiling Point
480.6±14.0°C at 760 mmHg
Melting Point
148-150°C
Flash Point
250°C
Purity
>98%
Density
1.06 g/cm3
Solubility
Soluble in Acetone, Benzene, Chloroform, Ethanol, Ether, Methanol
Appearance
White Powder
Shelf Life
1 Year
Storage
Store at -20°C
Refractive Index
1.525
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Vapor Pressure
VP: 0.171 mm Hg at 149 °C
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