Title: Ergostane
CAS Registry Number: 511-20-6
CAS Name: 5a-Ergostane
Molecular Formula: C28H50
Molecular Weight: 386.70
Percent Composition: C 86.97%, H 13.03%
Literature References: Prepn from allocholanic acid: Fernholz, Ber. 69, 1792 (1938).
Properties: Scales, plates from ether + methanol, mp 85°. [a]D20 +17° (c = 2 in chloroform).
Melting point: mp 85°
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 +17° (c = 2 in chloroform)
Ergostanol Ergosterol Ergotamine Ergotaminine Ergothioneine

CAS number 25318-39-2
PubChem 6857535
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Molecular formula C28H50
Molar mass 386.70 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Ergostane is a steroid that forms the central core of a variety of steroid derivatives such as ergosterol.