sitosterols

sitosterols

(sī-tŏs′tĕr-ŏls)
A group of similar organic compounds that occur in plants. They contain the steroid nucleus, perhydrocyclopentanophenanthrene. The subgroup beta-sitosterols, which are found in saw palmetto and Prunus africana, are used as herbal treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia and hypercholesterolemia.
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This herbal medication is a mixture taken from different plants that contain cholesterol-like substances called sitosterols or phytosterols (plant-based fats).
Specific active phytochemical constituents (Flavone glycosides Megastigmane glycosides bitter principles saponine Caratuberside (A and B) Boucerosides (I to X) Tomentogenin Sitosterols Luteolin-4-neohesperidoside and Kaempferol-7-0-neohesperidosid) can be enhanced by breeding procedures.
Sitosterols are cholesterol-like compounds found in many plants.
For 2018, as part of the work to identify and suppress the presence of counterfeit products in circulation in the region, the Department of Internal and Border Veterinary Control and Supervision beta sitosterol, species.
compounds (%) fermentation) fermentation Day 0 Day 3 Day 7 Day 0 Day 3 Day 7 Caffeine 74.59 18.26 38.45 46.64 20.26 30.59 Theobromine 37.71 17.59 26.26 35.47 19.22 25.66 [gamma]- ND ND 3.63 0.95 0.43 1.29 tocopherol Stigmasterol 0.51 0.16 1.46 0.69 0.28 0.70 [beta]- 1.07 0.22 1.74 1.31 0.41 1.17 sitosterol Targeted Candida sp.
Plant sterols including sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol are cholesterol-like molecules; the saturated analogues are suggested as effective cholesterol-lowering agents whilst those with ethylidene contain side chain that may behave as antioxidants [27,28].
catappa seed oil were mainly Gamma ([gamma]) sitosterol and beta ([beta]) sitosterol (Table 4).