Cholesterol Chemical name 10,13-dimethyl-17- (6-methylheptan-2-yl)- 2,3,4,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17- dodecahydro-1H- cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-ol Chemical formula C27H46O Molecular mass 386.65 g/mol CAS number [57-88-5] Melting point 146-147 °C SMILES C[C@H]3C4[C@](CC[C@@H]4 [C@H](C)CCCC(C)C)([H])[C@]2 ([H])CC=C1C[C@@H](O)CC[C@]1 (C)[C@@]2([H])C3 Disclaimer and references Cholesterol is a sterol (a combination steroid and alcohol) and a lipid found in the cell membranes ...
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Curbing cholesterol with garlic
... Twenty years ago, it seemed as if only athletes and health fanatics understood the relationship between low cholesterol and good health. Today, many of us are as familiar with our cholesterol count as...
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Eat Less on Pectin
... Pectin is a complex carbohydrate which cannot be absorbed from the intestinal system. It is used in the food industry as a thickening agent and in the production of jams and jellies. Several studies h...
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... High Cholesterol The standard definition of high cholesterol is having an excess of cholesterol in the blood, usually more than 200 mg/dl, although many doctors are now citing 180 mg/dl as the maximum...
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Aspirin Halts the Niacin Flush
... It is well established that reducing serum lipid content is beneficial in those who have cardiovascular disease. There are several pharmacological and non-pharmacological ways to reduce serum lipids. ...
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