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Steroid


DATA No : SST9061 INFORMANT : Etsuko Yasugi

NAME : cholest-5-en-3b-ol

COMMON NAME: cholesterol
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C27H46O1 MOL.WT (average) : 386.654


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:149degC acetate m.p. 116degC (Ref. 9103)

BOILING POINT:

REFRACTIVE INDEX:

OPTICAL ROTATION:[a]D -39deg acetate [a]D -47deg (Ref. 9103)

DENSITY:

SOLUBILITY:
SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:

IR SPECTRA:

NMR SPECTRA:1H-NMR(CDCl3) (Ref. 9107), 13C-NMR(CDCl3) (Ref. 9102)

MASS SPECTRA:388(98)M+,371(46),368(64),353(52),301(56),275(100),273(36),260(12),255(50),247(40),246(12),231(42),229(36),213(68) acetate 368(100)M+-HOAc,353(28),275(4),260(13),255(22)247(26),229(3),216(18) (Ref. 9108)

OTHER SPECTRA:
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
animals (Ref. 9103), higher plants (Ref. 9105)
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

NOTE

REFERENCES
[9102]
AUTHOR:Akihisa,T. and Matsumoto,T.
TITLE:13C-NMR Spectra of Sterols and Triterpene Alcohols (in Japanese language) .
JOURNAL:J. Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc.(Yukagaku)
VOL:36 PAGE : 301 -319 (1987)
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[9103]
AUTHOR:Brooks,C.J.W. (1970) Steroids: Sterols and Bile Acids, in Rodd's Chemistry of Carbon Compounds (Coffey,S. ed) pp1 - 196, Elsevier Publishing Co., Amsterdam
TITLE:
JOURNAL:
VOL: PAGE : 1 -196 (1970)
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[9105]
AUTHOR:Akihisa,T.
TITLE:Studies on the Sterols and Triterpene Alcohols of Vegetable Oils (in Japanese language).
JOURNAL:J. Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc. (Yukagaku)
VOL:35 PAGE : 716 -724 (1986)
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[9107]
AUTHOR:Iida,T. and Matsumoto,T.
TITLE:NMR Spectra of Sterols(in Japanese language)
JOURNAL:J. Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc.(Yukagaku)
VOL:29 PAGE : 141 -161 (1980)
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[9108]
AUTHOR:Knights,B.A.
TITLE:Identification of Plant Sterols Using Combined GLC/Mass Spectrometry.
JOURNAL:J. Gas Chromatogr.
VOL:5 PAGE : 273 -282 (1967)
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