Product: Phytosterol
Catalog Number: 33479
CAS Number: 68 555 08-8
Chemical Purity: Total sterols: >95%
Category: Cholesterol
Literature References:

Andersson, S W; Skinner, J; Ellegård, L; Welch, A A; Bingham, S; Mulligan, A; Andersson, H; Khaw, K-T, Intake of dietary plant sterols is inversely related to serum cholesterol concentration in men and women in the EPIC Norfolk population: A cross-sectional study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2004, 58 (10): 1378–85.; Tilvis, RS; Miettinen, TA (1986). "Serum plant sterols and their relation to cholesterol absorption". The American journal of clinical nutrition, 1986, 43 (1): 92–7.

Applications: A steroid compound similar to cholesterol which occur in plants. Lowers LDL cholesterol levels. Used as a dietary supplement.