Lanosterol

Known as: Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-ol, (3beta)-, Kryptosterol, Lanosterol [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A triterpene that derives from the chair-boat-chair-boat folding of 2,3-oxidosqualene. It is metabolized to CHOLESTEROL and CUCURBITACINS.
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2015
2015
The human lens is comprised largely of crystallin proteins assembled into a highly ordered, interactive macro-structure essential… (More)
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2013
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2013
Head blight, which is caused by mycotoxin-producing fungi of the genus Fusarium, is an economically important crop disease. We… (More)
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2006
2006
Sterols are important as structural components of plasma membranes and precursors of steroidal hormones in both animals and… (More)
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2006
2006
Plants biosynthesize sterols from cycloartenol using a pathway distinct from the animal and fungal route through lanosterol… (More)
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2005
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2005
Feedback control of cholesterol synthesis is mediated in part by sterol-induced binding of HMG CoA reductase to Insig proteins in… (More)
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2002
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2002
Cholesterol is an important molecular component of the plasma membranes of mammalian cells. Its precursor in the sterol… (More)
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1999
1999
The cDNA encoding the 471-amino acid rat 7-dehydrocholesterol reductase (DHCR), an enzyme that has been implicated in both… (More)
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1998
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1998
The cytochrome P-450 lanosterol 14alpha-demethylase (CYP51A1) of yeasts is involved in an important step in the biosynthesis of… (More)
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1997
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1997
Resistance to antifungal drugs, specifically azoles such as fluconazole, in the opportunistic yeast Candida albicans has become… (More)
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1996
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1996
CHOLESTEROL and its oxysterol congeners are important constitu-ents of cell membranes and function as intermediates in several… (More)
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