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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Diseases Linked to High Cholesterol
... High cholesterol increases the risk of other conditions, depending on which blood vessels are narrowed or blocked. Some of these diseases include: Coronary heart disease The main risk associated with ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic