7α-Hydroxycholesterol

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7α-Hydroxycholesterol
7-alpha-hydroxycholesterol.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(3S,7S,8S,9S,10R,13R,14S,17R)-10,13-dimethyl-17-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-3,7-diol
Identifiers
566-26-7
ChemSpider 96891 YesY
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MeSH 7+alpha-hydroxycholesterol
PubChem 107722
Properties
C27H46O2
Molar mass 402.653 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data is 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.