phytosterol

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phytosterol

 [fi″to-ste´rol]
a sterol of vegetable origin.

phy·to·ste·rol

(fi'tō-stē'rol),
Generic term for the sterols of plants.

phytosterol

(fī′tō-stîr′ôl′, -ōl′, -stĕr′-)
n.
Any of various sterols, such as stigmasterol, that are derived from plants.

phytosterol

A generic term for cholesterol-like compounds of plant origin, which include plant sterols and stanols.

Alternative medicine
It is alleged that phytosterols reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease due to their ability to reduce serum cholesterol levels; however, there are few peer-reviewed reports that support this allegation.

phytosterol

a sterol of vegetable origin.
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RYR also contains sterols including beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol, sapogenin, isoflavones, monounsaturated fatty acids, decalins and other biphenolic compounds, azaphilones and other lactone ring compounds, GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid), dimerumic acid, and citrin.
Phytosterols, including beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol, and campesterol,
A commercial phytosterol preparation containing [sz]-sitosterol, campesterol, sitostanol and campestanol was added at a 1.
The report “Phytosterols Market Analysis By Application (Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Food Ingredients), By Product (Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Stigmasterol, Ergosterol) And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” is available now to Grand View Research customers and can also be purchased directly at http://www.
The antinociceptive property of campesterol isolated from Aerva lanata aerial parts has been reported (Kamurthy et al, 2013).
Sterols--cholesterol, campesterol and stigmasterol.
This analysis should include not only cholesterol and its precursors, but also plant sterols such as sitosterol and campesterol, and cholesterol oxidation products.
In this regard, various dietary cholesterol inhibitors, such as plant sterols and stanols, like beta-sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol, are recommended to lower LDL cholesterol without lowering the beneficial HDL cholesterol.
In the plant kingdom 'phytosterols' are used for membranes: sitosterol, campesterol and others.
A commercial phytosterol preparation (CPP) containing [beta]-sitosterol, campesterol, sitostanol and campestanol was added at a concentration of 1.