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Fluorocholesterols, in contrast to hydroxycholesterols, exhibit interfacial properties similar to cholesterol.

@article{Kauffman2000FluorocholesterolsIC,
  title={Fluorocholesterols, in contrast to hydroxycholesterols, exhibit interfacial properties similar to cholesterol.},
  author={John M. Kauffman and Philip W. Westerman and Martin C. Carey},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          991-1003
        }
}
We used an automated Langmuir-Pockels surface balance to characterize the air-water interfacial properties of cholesterol (CH) and its derivatives with hydrophilic OH and F substitutions at isologous sites on the sterol body or side chain. We studied 6-fluorocholesterol, 25-fluorocholesterol, 25,26,26,26,27,27,27-heptafluorocholesterol, 7alpha-hydroxycholesterol, 7beta-hydroxycholesterol, 25-hydroxycholesterol and 27-hydroxycholesterol, alone and in mixtures with 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-3… 

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