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S9889

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β-Sitosterol

from soybean, ≥96%

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Synonym(s):
α-Dihydrofucosterol, 22,23-Dihydrostigmasterol, 24α-Ethylcholesterol, 5-Stigmasten-3β-ol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C29H50O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
414.71
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1916165
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

soybean

assay

≥96%

form

powder

mp

136-140 °C (lit.)

functional group

hydroxyl

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

O[C@H](C1)CC[C@@]2(C)C1=CC[C@]3([H])[C@]2([H])CC[C@@]4(C)[C@@]3([H])CC[C@]4([H])[C@H](C)CC[C@H](C(C)C)CC

InChI

1S/C29H50O/c1-7-21(19(2)3)9-8-20(4)25-12-13-26-24-11-10-22-18-23(30)14-16-28(22,5)27(24)15-17-29(25,26)6/h10,19-21,23-27,30H,7-9,11-18H2,1-6H3/t20-,21-,23+,24+,25-,26+,27+,28+,29-/m1/s1

InChI key

KZJWDPNRJALLNS-VJSFXXLFSA-N

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S9889

β-Sitosterol

vibrant-m

47133

β-Sitosterol

vibrant-m

PHL89283

β-Sitosterol

vibrant-m

1612947

β-Sitosterol

assay

≥96%

assay

-

assay

≥90.0% (GC)

assay

-

biological source

soybean

biological source

-

biological source

-

biological source

-

mp

136-140 °C (lit.)

mp

136-140 °C (lit.)

mp

136-140 °C (lit.)

mp

136-140 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

-10 to -25°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

-

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

-

shipped in

-

shipped in

-

Biochem/physiol Actions

Plant derived estrogen

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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