stigmasterol


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Related to stigmasterol: ergosterol, sitosterol, Campesterol

stigmasterol

(stĭg-măs′tə-rôl′, -rōl′)
n.
A sterol, C29H48O, that is found in many plants, such as soybeans and Calabar beans, and is used in the manufacture of semisynthetic progesterone.
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esculenta (c,**) 21.05 0.95 6.75 3.45 43.65 0.10 Vitamin Sitosterol ([micro]g/g) ([micro]g/g) Mushrooms Retinolast Ergosterol Stigmasterol [beta]- sitosterol P.
telescopium Cholesterol 79.49[+ or -]0.84 Cholest-8-en-3-ol 12.62[+ or -]0.67 Cholest-4-en-3-one 1.93[+ or -]0.51 Stigmasterol 5.96[+ or -]0.51 Table 2.
The compounds stigmasterol, [beta]-sitosterol, and stigmastanol showed higher relative contribution in the posopening channel period, whereas the triterpenol [beta]-amyrin was strongly dominant in the pre-opening channel period.
TC: total carbon; TN: total nitrogen; TP: total phosphorus; OM: organic matter; C[O.sub.3]=: carbonates; CO: coprostanol; EP: epicoprostanol; CH: cholesterol; CHL: cholestanol; CA: campesterol; CAL: campestanol; ST: stigmasterol; STL: stigmastanol; DI: dinosterol; SI: sitosterol; SIL: sitostanol.
Of phytosterols, campesterol was found at the highest level (59.43 [+ or -] 0.31 mg/100 g) in MPA, and JLT had the highest levels of stigmasterol (20.20 [+ or -] 0.17mg/100 g), [beta]-sitosterol (388.84 [+ or -] 3.19 mg/100 g), and [DELTA]5-avenasterol (34.54 [+ or -] 0.74 mg/100 g).
In addition, the triterpenes amyrin acetate and 3 esters of lupeol and the sterols like stigmasterol, sitosterol and campesterol can also be extracted from the leaves [34].
To this end, liposomes were formulated with herbal sterols such as [beta]-sitosterol, stigmasterol, lanesterol, and ergosterol, which have a similar structure to CH.
In order to develop a new type of insecticide, this study lays foundation for the development of stigmasterol from the Eupatorium adenophorum Sprengas nontoxic and pollution-free pesticides that can be released to the environment.
The most common phytosterols detected in aerial parts of this plant are stigmasterol, luperol and sitosterol.