Desmosterol

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Desmosterol
Desmosterol.png
Identifiers
CAS number 313-04-2 YesY
PubChem 439577
ChemSpider 388662 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:17737 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL455876 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C27H44O
Molar mass 384.64 g/mol
Appearance White powder
Melting point 121.5 °C (250.7 °F; 394.6 K)
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

Desmosterol is a molecule similar to cholesterol. It is accumulated in desmosterolosis.

In 2014, it was named the Molecule of the Year 2012 by the International Society for Molecular and Cell Biology and Biotechnology Protocols and Researches (ISMCBBPR).[1]

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