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Steroid


DATA No : SST0001 INFORMANT : Hideaki Nishino

NAME : Cholest-4-en-3b-ol

COMMON NAME: Allocholesterol / Coprostenol / 4:5-Coprosten-3-ol
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C27H46O1 MOL.WT (average) : 386.654


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:132deg (ether-methanol) (Ref. 0002)

BOILING POINT:

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OPTICAL ROTATION:[a]23/D=+43.7deg (c=1 in benzene) (Ref. 0002)

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SOLUBILITY:Freely sol in benzene, acetone, ether, chloroform, dioxane, pyridine; less sol in methanol, alcohol (Ref. 0002)
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SOURCE
Preparation. (Ref. 0001/0002) Separation from cholesterol. (Ref. 0003)
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE
Deep-red color with 90% trichloroacetic acid. Positive in Rosenheim reaction, Salkowski reaction, Liebermann-Burchard reaction. (Ref. 0002) Precipitable by digitonin. (Ref. 0004)
REFERENCES
[0001]
AUTHOR:Windaus,A.
TITLE:Umlagerung des Cholesterins
JOURNAL:Justus Liebigs Ann Chem.
VOL:453 PAGE : 101 -112 (1927)
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[0002]
AUTHOR:Schoenheimer,R., and Evans,Jr.,E.A.
TITLE:Allocholesterol and Epiallocholesterol
JOURNAL:J.Biol.Chem.
VOL:114 PAGE : 567 -582 (1936)
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[0003]
AUTHOR:Stoll,W.
TITLE:Untersuchungen an Sterinen 5. Über das Allocholesterin und Seinen Nachweis.
JOURNAL:Z.Physiol.Chem.
VOL:246 PAGE : 10 -12 (1937)
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[0004]
AUTHOR:Monographs in the Merck Index an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals (Budavari,S., O'Neil,M.J., Smith,A., and Heckelman,P.E.,eds. 1989), pp45-45, MERCK & CO., Inc. Rahway, N.J.
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