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stigmastanol

Known as: 24 alpha-ethyl-5alpha-choestan-3beta-ol, (3 beta,5 alpha)-stigmastan- 3-ol, sitostanol 
A steroid derivative characterized by the hydroxyl group in position C-3 of the steroid skeleton, and a saturated bond in position 5-6 of the B ring.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Plant stanols and sterols of the 4-desmethyl family (e.g., sitostanol and sitosterol) effectively decrease LDL cholesterol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Oil-based products enriched with plant stanol esters can lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations by 10-14… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Our objective was to measure the systemic absorption of lecithin-emulsified Delta(5)-phytosterols and phytostanols during test… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A pine wood based stanol ester mixture-composed of sitostanol (92%) and campestanol (8%) effectively lowers cholesterol… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Full-fat sitostanol ester-containing margarine reduces serum total and LDL cholesterol, but the effect of plant stanol… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Phytosterols (plant sterols), abundant in fat-soluble fractions of plants, are consumed at levels of 200-400 mg/day in Western… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Absorption of dietary cholesterol, campesterol, and sitosterol, cholesterol balance, and fecal excretion of plant sterols were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Intestinal absorption of cholesterol, campesterol, campestanol, stigmasterol and sitosterol were measured in 10 healthy subjects… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Lipid emulsions used for parenteral nutrition (PN) contain phytosterols. Our hypothesis was that these phytosterols… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Tissue sterol composition was determined in an 18-year-old male with sitosterolemia with xanthomatosis who died suddenly and… Expand
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