Cholestane

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Cholestane
Cholestane.svg
Steroid-nomenclature.svg
IUPAC numbering [1]
Identifiers
CAS number 481-21-0 YesY
PubChem 6857534
ChemSpider 5256870 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:35516 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C27H48
Molar mass 372.67 g mol−1
Density 0.911 g/ml
Except where noted otherwise, 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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