beta-Sitosterol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

beta-Sitosterol Properties

beta-Sitosterol

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Description

 

?-Sitosterol is one of several phytosterols (plant sterols) with chemical structures similar to that of cholesterol. Sitosterols are white, waxy powders with a characteristic odor. They are hydrophobic and soluble in alcohols.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
Boiling Point 501.9 ºC
CAS Number 83-46-5
ChEBI 27693
Chemical Composition Rice Bran Oil-->1-(2,5-Dichlorophenyl)-3-Pivaloyamido-4-(2-Butyloxy-5-Tertoctyl Phenyl)Mercapto-5-Phrazolone-->Enamel Reaction Vessel
IUPAC Name 17-(5-Ethyl-6-methylheptan-2-yl)-10,13-dimethyl-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
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
InChIKey KZJWDPNRJALLNS-VJSFXXLFSA-N
Melting Point 139-142 ºC
Molar Mass 414.71 g/mol
Molecular Formula C29H50O
RTECS Number WJ2600000
Solubility INSOLUBLE
Synonyms B-Sitosterol;A-Phytosterol;Cinchol;22,23-Dihydrostimasterol;22,23-Dihydrostigmasterol;24-Alpha-Ethylcholesterol;24beta-Ethylcholesterol;Beta sitosterol.;(24R)-Stigmast-5-en-3b-ol;24b-Ethyl-D5-cholesten-3b-ol;a-Dihydrofucosterol;24-Ethylcholest-5-en-3β-ol;24β-Ethylcholesterol