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Alfa Aesar™ Cholesterol, 95%

$45.45 - $520.51

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cholesterol
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
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AAA1147018

 
alfa aesar
A11470-18
50g Each for $45.45

AAA114700B

 
alfa aesar™
A11470-0B
1000g Each for $520.51
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material Cholesterol
CAS 57-88-5
Assay 95%
Assay Percent Range 95%
Molecular Formula C27H46O
Formula Weight 386.66g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003646
Beilstein 1915888
Merck Index 14,2201
RTECS Number FZ8400000
TSCA TSCA

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.