Model NO.: Plant Sitosterol
Customized: Non-Customized Suitable for: Elderly, Children, Adult Purity: 40%, 60%, 80% Trademark: Y&R Origin: China Powder: Yes Certification: ISO 9001, USP State: Solid CAS: 83-46-5 Specification: Pharmaceutical HS Code: 2906199090 β-Sitosterol (beta-sitosterol) is one of several phytosterols (plant sterols) with chemical structures similar to that of cholesterol. Sitosterols are white, waxy powders with a characteristic odor. They are hydrophobic and soluble in alcohols.Beta-sitosterol is widely distributed in the plant kingdom and found in vegetable
oil, nuts, avocados and prepared foods, such as salad dressings.β-sitosterol is being studied for its potential to reduce benign prostatic hyperplasia and blood cholesterol levels.High levels of β-sitosterol concentrations in blood have been correlated with increased severity of heart disease in men having previously suffered from heartattacks.Genetic disorder:While plant sterols are usually beneficial, there is a rare autosomal recessive. genetic disorder: phytosterolemia which causes over-absorption of phytosterols.Precursor of anabolic steroid boldenone,Being a steroid, β-sitosterol is precursor of anabolic steroid boldenone. Boldenone undecylenate is commonly used in veterinary medicine to induce growth in cattle.
|Appearance ||White crystalline powder |
|Content of Beta-Sitosterol ||80.0% min.(40% min,60% min) |
|Content of Stigmasterol ||6.0% max. |
|Content of Brassicasterol ||5.0% max. |
|Content of Campesterol ||10.0% max. |
|Content of total Phytosterols ||96.0% min |
|Heavy metals(as Pb) ||10 ppm max. |
|Loss on Drying ||2.5% max. |
|Melting Point ||130~142ºC |
|Molds and Yeasts ||300 cfu/g max. |
|Total Areobic Microbial Count ||1000 cfu/g max. |
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