TopFluor® Cholesterol | 810255

23-(dipyrrometheneboron difluoride)-24-norcholesterol




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Molecular Formula
Percent Composition
C 74.99%, H 8.92%, B 1.87%, F 6.59%, N 4.86%, O 2.77%
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Molecular Weight
Exact Mass
Bodipy Cholesterol
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