Cholesterol

Cholesterol

Synonyms 5-Cholesten-3beta-ol; 3beta-Hydroxy-5-cholestene

CAS Number: 57-88-5 Molecular Formula: C27H46O Molecular Weight: 386.664 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1915888 EC Number: 200-353-2 MDL Number: MFCD00003646

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Description

Product Description

Cholesterol

Application Notes

Cholesterol is suitable for use in liposome preparations.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Liposome preparations

Specifications
SKU 02101380-CF
Application Notes Cholesterol is suitable for use in liposome preparations.
Beilstein Registry Number 1915888
Biochemical Physiological Actions Major component of all biological membranes; ~25% of total brain lipid is cholesterol.
Boiling Point 360 °C
Density 1.067 @ 20 deg C/4 deg C
EC Number 200-353-2
Gene ID human ... POLA1(5422), TOP2A(7153) rat ... Ar(24208), Polb(29240)
Grade NF
Applications Liposome preparations
Loss on Drying <0.3%
Melting Point 148.5 °C
Molecular Formula C27H46O
Molecular Weight 386.664 g/mol
Optical Rotation -34 ° to -38 ° (c=2, dioxane)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description Cholesterol
Product Overview Cholesterol
Refractive Index n20D 1.53(Lit.)
Residue on Ignition <0.1%
RTECS Number FZ8400000
Solubility <h5 class="minor-section-title">Water Solubility</h5>0.095 mg/L (at 30 °C)
Storage and Handling Store at -0 °C.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.