1. Metabolic Enzyme/Protease
  2. Endogenous Metabolite
  3. 5α-Cholestan-3β-ol

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol (Synonyms: Dihydrocholesterol; 5α-Cholestanol; NSC 18188)

Cat. No.: HY-107819 Purity: >98.0%
Handling Instructions

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is a derivitized steroid compound, which is isolated from the testes of White Carneau pigeons.

For research use only. We do not sell to patients.

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol Chemical Structure

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 80-97-7

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5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is a derivitized steroid compound, which is isolated from the testes of White Carneau pigeons.

IC50 & Target

Human Endogenous Metabolite


In Vitro

5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is derived from cholesterol by the action of intestinal microorganisms. It is known to induce the formation of gall stones in rabbits in the presence of sodium ions. 5α-Cholestan-3β-ol is used as a standard in lipid analysis using HPLC.

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Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere.


4°C, protect from light

*In solvent : -80°C, 6 months; -20°C, 1 month (protect from light)

Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

H2O : < 0.1 mg/mL (insoluble)

DMSO : 1 mg/mL (2.57 mM; ultrasonic and warming and heat to 60°C)

Stock Solutions
Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.5729 mL 12.8644 mL 25.7288 mL
5 mM --- --- ---
10 mM --- --- ---
*Please refer to the solubility information to select the appropriate solvent.

Purity: >98.0%

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