Coprostane

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Coprostane
5β-Cholestane.svg
Ball-and-stick model of the coprostane molecule
Names
IUPAC name
5β-Cholestane
Preferred IUPAC name
(1R,3aS,3bR,5aS,9aS,9bS,11aR)-9a,11a-Dimethyl-1-[(2R)-6-methylheptan-2-yl]hexadecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
2051807
ChEBI
ChemSpider
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C27H48/c1-19(2)9-8-10-20(3)23-14-15-24-22-13-12-21-11-6-7-17-26(21,4)25(22)16-18-27(23,24)5/h19-25H,6-18H2,1-5H3/t20-,21+,22+,23-,24+,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1
    Key: XIIAYQZJNBULGD-CJPSHIORSA-N
  • C[C@H](CCCC(C)C)[C@H]1CC[C@@H]2[C@@]1(CC[C@H]3[C@H]2CC[C@H]4[C@@]3(CCCC4)C)C
Properties
C27H48
Molar mass 372.681 g·mol−1
Related compounds
Related Stanols
24-ethyl coprostanol
coprostanol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Coprostane, also known as 5β-cholestane, is a steroid and a parent compound of a variety of steroid derivatives, such as ecdysone and coprostanol.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ D'Anjou, R.M.; Bradley, R.S.; Balascio, N.L.; Finkelstein, D.B. (December 2012). "Climate impacts on human settlement and agricultural activities in northern Norway revealed through sediment biogeochemistry" (PDF). PNAS. 109 (50): 20332–20337. doi:10.1073/pnas.1212730109. PMC 3528558. PMID 23185025.