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Lipids

, Volume 10, Issue 9, pp 566–568 | Cite as

Identification of β-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol in human serum

  • M. K. Govind Rao
  • E. G. Perkins
  • William E. Connor
  • Ashim K. Bhattacharyya
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Abstract

The presence of 3 plant sterols, β-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol, has been demonstrated in the serum from 2 patients with β-sitosterolemia and xanthomatosis.

Keywords

Sitosterol Plant Sterol Stigmasterol Campesterol Sterol Concentrate 
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© American Oil Chemists’ Society 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. Govind Rao
    • 1
  • E. G. Perkins
    • 1
  • William E. Connor
    • 2
  • Ashim K. Bhattacharyya
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Food Science Burnside Research LaboratoryUniversity of IllinoisUrbana
  2. 2.Clinical Research Center and Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa City

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