Cholestane

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Cholestane
Cholestane.svg
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IUPAC numbering [1]
Names
IUPAC name
(8R,9S,10S,13R,14S,17R)-10,13-Dimethyl-17-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]-2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene
Identifiers
481-21-0 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:35516 YesY
ChemSpider 5256870 YesY
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PubChem 6857534
Properties
C27H48
Molar mass 372.67 g·mol−1
Density 0.911 g/ml
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Cholestane is a saturated 27-carbon steroid precursor which serves as the basis for many organic molecules.

Derivatives of cholestane[edit]

Derivatives are classified in two families:

Some steroids, such as cholesterol, are both a sterol and a cholestene.

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