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MedKoo CAT#: 585034

CAS#: 474-60-2

Description: Campestanol is a phytosterol found in vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 474-60-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 585034
Name: Campestanol
CAS#: 474-60-2
Chemical Formula: C28H50O
Exact Mass: 402.3862
Molecular Weight: 402.707
Elemental Analysis: C, 83.51; H, 12.52; O, 3.97

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Synonym: Campestanol

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 24alpha-Methyl-5alpha-cholestan-3beta-ol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C28H50O/c1-18(2)19(3)7-8-20(4)24-11-12-25-23-10-9-21-17-22(29)13-15-27(21,5)26(23)14-16-28(24,25)6/h18-26,29H,7-17H2,1-6H3/t19-,20-,21+,22+,23+,24-,25+,26+,27+,28-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: CC(C)[C@H](C)CC[C@@H](C)[C@H]1CC[C@@]2([H])[C@]3([H])CC[C@@]4([H])C[C@@H](O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@@]3([H])CC[C@]12C

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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