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Zymosterol




Catalog No. : DI-T-62859
CAS Number : 128-33-6
Molecular Weight : 384.64
Molecular Formula : C27H44O
Synonym : (3S,5S,10S,13R,14R,17R)-10,13-dimethyl-17-((R)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl)-2,3,4,5,6,7,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol
Application Notes : Zymosterol is an sterol intermediate in the biosynthesis of cholesterol . Cholesterol is a major component of all biological membranes; ~25% of total brain lipid is Cholesterol. Zymosterol was also found to be located in the plasma membrane of cultured human fibroblasts via labeling studies.
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