cholestane

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cho·les·tane

(kō'les-tān),
The parent hydrocarbon of cholesterol. For structure, see steroids.
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Totally twenty five cyclanes were identified in CDEFs (Table 5), including two bicyclic sesquiterpanes, six cholestanes, sixteen hopanes in addition to 17[beta]H,21[alpha]H-normoretane.