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3-Oxo-5β-cholanoic Acid
(CAS RN:1553-56-6 Product Number:O0500)


3-Oxo-5beta-cholanoic Acid

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Product Number O0500

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Purity/Analysis Method >95.0%(GC)(T)
Storage Temperature
M.F. / M.W. C24H38O3=374.57
CAS RN 1553-56-6
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MDL Number MFCD00046265
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Purity(GC) min. 95.0 %
Purity(Neutralization titration) min. 95.0 %
Specific rotation [a]20/D +29.0 to +33.0 deg(C=1, CHCL3)


PubChem SID 354335344
RTECS# FZ2281400


Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements
  • H315
  • :Causes skin irritation.
  • H319
  • :Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements
  • P264
  • :Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
  • P280
  • :Wear protective gloves, eye protection.
  • P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364
  • :If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
  • P305+P351+P338+P337+P313
  • :If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice or attention.

Transport Information

HS Number 2918.30.9000


3-Oxo-5β-Cholanoic Acid (3-Ketocholanoic Acid): The Major Human Metabolite of Lithocholic Acid

3-Oxo-5β-cholanoic acid (3-ketocholanoic acid) is the major human hepatic cytochrome P 450 3A (CYP3A) metabolite of lithocholic acid [L0089] which is a monohydroxy secondary bile acid and a hepatotoxic and carcinogenic bile acid. (The product is for research purpose only.)


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