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Substance Name: Cholesterol [BAN:JAN:NF]
RN: 57-88-5
UNII: 97C5T2UQ7J
InChIKey: HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N

Note

  • The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.

Molecular Formula

  • C27-H46-O

Molecular Weight

  • 386.6594
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Natural Product
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Emulsifying Agent)
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3beta)-
  • Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol [BAN:JAN:NF]

MeSH Heading

  • Cholesterol

Synonyms

  • 3-beta-Hydroxycholest-5-ene
  • 3beta-Hydroxycholest-5-ene
  • 5:6-Cholesten-3beta-ol
  • AI3-03112
  • CCRIS 2834
  • Cholest-5-en-3-beta-ol
  • Cholest-5-en-3-ol, (3beta)-
  • Cholest-5-en-3beta-ol
  • Cholesterin
  • Cholesterine
  • Cholesterinum
  • Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol base H
  • Cholesteryl alcohol
  • Cholestrin
  • Cholestrol
  • Cordulan
  • delta(sup 5)-Cholesten-3-beta-ol
  • Dusoline
  • Dusoran
  • Dythol
  • EC 200-353-2
  • EINECS 200-353-2
  • HSDB 7106
  • Hydrocerin
  • Kathro
  • Lanol
  • Lidinit
  • Lidinite
  • Nimco cholesterol base H
  • NSC 8798
  • Provitamin D
  • Super hartolan
  • Tegolan (VAN)
  • UNII-97C5T2UQ7J
  • Wool alcohols B. P.

Systematic Names

  • Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3beta)-
  • Cholesterol

Superlist Name

  • Cholesterol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 57-88-5

FDA UNII

  • 97C5T2UQ7J

Other Registry Numbers

  • 209124-38-9
  • 218965-24-3
  • 262418-13-3
  • 378185-03-6
  • 676322-57-9
  • 732297-95-9
  • 793670-51-6
  • 80356-14-5
  • 80356-33-8
  • 849593-11-9
  • 856708-55-9

System Generated Number

  • 0000057885

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C27H46O/c1-18(2)7-6-8-19(3)23-11-12-24-22-10-9-20-17-21(28)13-15-26(20,4)25(22)14-16-27(23,24)5/h9,18-19,21-25,28H,6-8,10-17H2,1-5H3/t19-,21+,22+,23-,24+,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1

InChIKey

HVYWMOMLDIMFJA-DPAQBDIFSA-N

Smiles

C[C@H](CCCC(C)C)[C@H]1CC[C@@H]2[C@@]1(CC[C@H]3[C@H]2CC=C4[C@@]3(CC[C@@H](C4)O)C)C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 148.5 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 360 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 8.740 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 0.095 mg/L 30 EXP
Vapor Pressure 7.79E-10 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.67E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.29E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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