Risun Bio-Tech Inc is one of the leading phytosterol manufacturers and suppliers, welcome to buy factory supply pure natural and 100% natural beta-sitosterol, cas: 83-46-5 of both low price and high quality.
Other name: beta-Sitosterol; 24-Ethylcholest-5-en-3beta-ol; alpha-Dihydrofucosterol;
22,23-Dihydrostigmasterol; 24beta-Ethylcholesterol; 5-Stigmasten-3beta-ol
Specifications: Phytosterol90%& beta-Sitosterol40%.
Source: Soybean oil distillates
Appearance: White fine powder.
Test method: GC
CAS NO.: 83-46-5
EINECS NO.: 201-480-6
Molecular formula: C29H50O
Molecular Weight: 414.71
optical rotation: -28 º (c=2, CHCl3)
It is a white to off white crystalline powder, widely found in the vegetables, fruits, and grains, are chemically similar to cholesterol. Phytosterols that in modest amounts cam lower cholesterol and show anticancer activity in lab an animal studies.
Phytosterols are responsible for the cholesterol-lowing properties of mono-and polyunsaturated oils. Some key sterols that lower cholesterol are beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol and brassicasterol.
As antioxidant in food and feed additives
As aliments and moisturizer for skin in cosmetics
As raw material of steroidal medicine and vitamin D3