5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is a derivitized steroid compound.
CAS Number: 80-97-7
Molecular Weight: 388.67
Chemical Name: (1R,3aS,3bR,5aS,7S,9aS,9bS,11aR)-1,3a,3b,5a,9b-pentahydrogenio-9a,11a-dimethyl-1-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-hexadecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-7-ol
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO : 1 mg/mL (2.57 mM; ultrasonic and warming and heat to 60°C). H2O : 1 mg/mL (2.57 mM; ultrasonic and warming and heat to 80°C).
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined
HS Tariff Code: 382200
How to use
5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is derived from cholesterol by the action of intestinal microorganisms. It is known to induce the formation of gall stones in rabbits in the presence of sodium ions. 5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is used as a standard in lipid analysis using HPLC.
- M. T. Ravi Subbiah, et al. 5α-cholestan-3β-ol: High concentration in testis of white carneau pigeon. Lipids.1971 Jul, 6(7):517–519.
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