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Crystal structure of cholesteryl decanoate.

@article{Pattabhi1979CrystalSO,
  title={Crystal structure of cholesteryl decanoate.},
  author={Vasantha Pattabhi and B. M. Craven},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  year={1979},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          753-9
        }
}
Cholesteryl decanoate (C37H64O2) is monoclinic, space group P2I, with cell dimensions a = 12.931 (6), b = 9.066 (2), c = 30.22 (1) A, beta = 91.14 (4) degrees, and Z = 4. The atomic coordinates from cholesteryl laurate were used in an initial trial structure which was refined by block diagonal least-squares methods with 1846 observed X-ray reflections (R = 0.129). Molecules A and B have almost fully extended conformations, except at the ester bonds and towards the end of the decanoate B chain… 
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