zymosterol


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zymosterol

[zī′mäs·tə‚rȯl]
(biochemistry)
C27H43OH An unsaturated sterol obtained from yeast fat; yields cholesterol on hydrogenation.
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In our experiments there was no interference between the zymosterol signal and the lathosterol MRMs, even for the pure compounds.