Technical Data
020977
-Sitosterol
5mg
Biochemicals Storage: 4CShipping: RT
A common sterol in plants. Isolated from wheat germ oil, corn oil. Antilipemic. Used in the treatment of prostatic adenoma.

Melting Point:
As Reported

Solubility:
As Reported

Method for Determining Identity:
Proton NMR (CDCl3)Spectroscopic and Mass Spectrometric Analysis

TLC Conditions:
As Reported

Specific Rotation:
-35.6 (c=0.5, chloroform)

Elemental Analysis:
Calculated: %C: 83.99, %H: 12.15

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.

Important Note:
This 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.


CAS Number:
83-46-5

Molecular Formula:
C29H50O

Molecular Weight:
414.71
Source: Synthetic
Purity: ~90%
Form: As reported

Important Note: This 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.
Tanaka, et al.: J. Biochem., 17, 483 (1933), Nigro, N.D., et al.: J. Natl. Cancer Inst., 69, 103 (1982),

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.