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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
beta-Sitosterol, normally present in vegetable-containing diets, comprises an important component of cholesterol controlling… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Beta-sitosterol is a naturally occurring phytosterol that is widely used to cure atherosclerosis, diabetes, cancer, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Numerous studies have shown that a variety of manufactured and natural organic compounds such as pharmaceuticals, steroids… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Bioinformatic analyses have suggested that Mce proteins in diverse actinobacteria are components of complex ATP-binding cassette… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Aim of this study is to identify and characterize the bioactive principles from the root bark of Calotropis gigantea. It has wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Beta-sitosterol is the main dietary phytosterol found in plants and has been shown to inhibit proliferation and induce apoptosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Nuts contain bioactive constituents that elicit cardio-protective effects including phytosterols, tocopherols and squalene. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Cellulose synthesis in plants requires beta-1,4-glucan chain initiation, elongation, and termination. The process of chain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The phytosterols, beta-sitosterol (BSS), and its glucoside (BSSG) enhance the in vitro proliferative response of T-cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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