Definition of Sitosterol

1. Noun. (organic compound) Any of a range of plant sterols used to prepare steroid hormones ¹



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Definition of Sitosterol

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitosterol

sithence
sithens
sithes
sithing
sitinakite
siting
sito-
sitocalciferol
sitologies
sitology
sitomania
sitooteries
sitootery
sitophobia
sitostane
sitosterol (current term)
sitosterols
sitotaxis
sitotoxin
sitotoxism
sitotropism
sitrep
sitreps
sits
sits around
sits down
sits in
sits on it
sits on the fence
sits out

Literary usage of Sitosterol

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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"sitosterol yields with bromine a dibromo-derivative,2 soluble in a mixture of ether and glacial acetic acid (difference from cholesterol dibromide) and ..."

2. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"From dilute alcohol, sitosterol crystallises with one molecule of water; ... sitosterol melts at 137-50 C. It is easily soluble in ether, chloroform, ..."

3. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"From dilute alcohol, sitosterol crystallises with one molecule of water; it crystallises ... sitosterol melts at 1317 -5° C. It is easily soluble in ether, ..."

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