beta Sitosterol

Known as: (3-beta)-Stigmast-5-en-3-ol, Beta-Sitosterin, Alpha-Dihydrofucosterol 
A dietary sterol similar to cholesterol but with an ethyl group at the 24th carbon of the side chain.
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1940-2017
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2008
2008
Administration of beta-sitosterol (42 mg/kg per day) for 3 weeks to 8-month-old male LXRbeta-/- mice resulted in the death of… (More)
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2005
2005
Uncontrolled production of reactive oxygen species contributes to the pathogenesis of diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular… (More)
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2004
2004
We hypothesized that the phytosterols beta-sitosterol (BSS), beta-sitosterol glucoside (BSSG), and Moducare (MC; BSS:BSSG = 99:1… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cellulose synthesis in plants requires beta-1,4-glucan chain initiation, elongation, and termination. The process of chain… (More)
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2002
2002
Beta-sitosterol and beta-sitosteryl-beta-D-glucoside were isolated as analgesic constituents from the leaves of Mentha cordifolia… (More)
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1999
1999
Aloe vera gel has a beneficial effect on wound healing. Because angiogenesis is an essential process in wound healing, we… (More)
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1996
1996
The phytosterols, beta-sitosterol (BSS), and its glucoside (BSSG) enhance the in vitro proliferative response of T-cells… (More)
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1995
1995
Medical treatments have become available for benign hypertrophy of the prostate, including alpha-receptor blocking agents and 5… (More)
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
Although the usual diet may contain 150-250 mg of plant sterols, chiefly beta-sitosterol, only trace amounts of these sterols… (More)
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1970
Highly Cited
1970
The metabolism of beta-sitosterol was compared to that of cholesterol in 12 patients. Sterol balance methods were supplemented by… (More)
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