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(3 ,5 )-4,4-Dimethylcholesta-8,14,24-trien-3-ol (contains up to 15% 25 isomer)


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(3 ,5 )-4,4-Dimethylcholesta-8,14,24-trien-3-ol is a follicular fluid meiosis-activating sterol (FF-MAS); a factor present in the pre-ovulatory follicle during the time of oocyte maturation. (3 ,5 )-4,4-Dimethylcholesta-8,14,24-trien-3-ol has been shown to protect young oocytes from precocious chromatid separation as well as protecting aged oocytes from predivision during maturation.
Catalog #010398
FormWhite Solid
Melting Point120-122°C
SolubilityChloroform, Methanol
CAS Number64284-64-6
Molecular FormulaC29H46O
Molecular Weight410.67
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names4,4-Dimethyl-5 -cholesta-8,14,24-trien-3 -ol; FF-MAS; Follicular Fluid Meiosis-activating Sterol;

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