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Sitosterol, β-

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000083-46-5

Chemical Formula

C29-H50-O

Molecular Weight

414

Therapeutic Category

Lipid lowering agent

Chemical Names

5-Stigmasten-3β-ol

Stigmast-5-en-3-ol, (3β)-

Foreign Name

  • beta-Sitosterin (German)

Generic Names

  • Beta-sitosterol (IS)
  • β-Sitosterin (IS)

Brand Names

Glossary

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ISInofficial Synonym

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