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sitosterol | 700095

22,23-dihydrostigmasterol

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ß-sitosterol is a phytosterol (plant sterol) found in a wide variety of plants, including pecans, saw palmetto, avocados, pumpkin seed, rice bran, wheat germ, and soybeans. Chemically resembling cholesterol, phytosterols inhibit the absorption of cholesterol. Phytosterols have also been shown to have anticancer properties.
Molecular Formula
C29H50O
Percent Composition
C 83.99%, H 12.15%, O 3.86%
Purity
>99%; contains ~2% of the 24α isomer
Stability
6 Months
Storage
-20°C
CAS Number
83-46-5
CAS Registry Number is a Registered Trademark of the American Chemical Society
Molecular Weight
414.707
Exact Mass
414.386
Synonyms
stigmast-5-en-3ß-ol
ß-sitosterin
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Matsuoka, K., Nakazawa, T., Nakamura, A., Honda, C., Endo, K., Tsukada, M. (2008) Study of thermodynamic parameters for solubilization of plant sterol and stanol in bile salt micelles. Chem Phys Lipids. 154(2):87-93. [PubMed]

Fernandez, M.L., Vega-López, S. (2005) Efficacy and safety of sitosterol in the management of blood cholesterol levels. Cardiovasc Drug Rev. 23(1):57-70. [PubMed]

Awad, A.B., Barta, S.L., Fink, C.S., Bradford, P.G. (2008) beta-Sitosterol enhances tamoxifen effectiveness on breast cancer cells by affecting ceramide metabolism. Mol Nutr Food Res. 52(4):419-26. [PubMed]

Awad, A.B., Fink, C.S. (2000) Phytosterols as anticancer dietary components: evidence and mechanism of action. J Nutr. 130(9):2127-30. [PubMed]