Alfa Aesar™ Cholesterol, 95%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1147030

Quantity 250g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 57-88-5
    Molecular Formula C27H46O
    Formula Weight 386.66g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003646
    Beilstein 1915888
    Merck Index 14,2201
    Synonym 5-Cholesten-3beta-ol
    Chemical Name or Material Cholesterol

    Specifications

    Quantity 250g,250g
    Melting Point 147° to 150°C
    Boiling Point 360°C
    Optical Rotation −36° (c=2 in dioxane)
    CAS 57-88-5
    Assay Percent Range 95%
    Molecular Formula C27H46O
    Formula Weight 386.66g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003646
    Beilstein 1915888
    Merck Index 14,2201
    Synonym 5-Cholesten-3beta-ol
    RTECS Number FZ8400000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Cholesterol
    Assay 95%

    Description

    Applications
    Cholesterol is used in the preparation of liposome. It is used to control the functions of transporters and coordinating cell proteins present in plasma membrane. It acts as a part of cell membranes. It benefits in rapid diagnostics. It is a component of all biological membranes and inhibits basal channel activity in the brain.

    Solubility
    Soluble in alcohols, ether, chloroform, petroleum ether, pyridine, isopropyl myristate, acetone, ethylacetate, benzene, fats, oils and dioxane.

    Notes
    Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alkali metals, ammonia and peroxide.

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