Cholestanol is a saturated derivate of cholesterol, which means, there are only single bonds, in contrast to the double bonds of cholesterol (also see coprostanol).
Occurrence and synthesis of cholestanol
- Cholestanol arises within the scope of fat hydrogenation.
- Cholestanol is formed from cholesterol in the human body.
- Cholestanol is present in small quantities in natural cholesterol-containing foods.
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