7α-Hydroxycholesterol

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7α-Hydroxycholesterol
7-alpha-hydroxycholesterol.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 566-26-7
PubChem 107722
ChemSpider 96891 YesY
MeSH 7+alpha-hydroxycholesterol
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Properties
Molecular formula C27H46O2
Molar mass 402.653 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

7α-Hydroxycholesterol is a precursor of bile acids, created by cholesterol 7 alpha-hydroxylase. It is the rate-determining step.