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Synthesis, isolation and characterisation of β-sitosterol and β-sitosterol oxide derivatives

Overview of attention for article published in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, January 2005
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Title
Synthesis, isolation and characterisation of β-sitosterol and β-sitosterol oxide derivatives
Published in
Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, January 2005
DOI 10.1039/b505069c
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Authors

Florence O. McCarthy, Jay Chopra, Alan Ford, Sean A. Hogan, Joe P. Kerry, Nora M. O'Brien, Eileen Ryan, Anita R. Maguire

Abstract

Beta-sitosterol is the most prevalent plant cholesterol derivative (phytosterol) and can undergo similar oxidation to cholesterol, leading to beta-sitosterol oxides. The biological impact of phytosterol oxides has only been evaluated in a phytosterol blend (usually of beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol and dihydrobrassicasterol). The lack of pure phytosterols, including beta-sitosterol, hinders the collection of significant toxicity data on the individual beta-sitosterol oxides. An efficient synthetic route to multi-gram quantities of pure beta-sitosterol is described here, together with the first syntheses and characterisation of pure beta-sitosterol oxides.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 1 4%
Unknown 24 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor 4 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 16%
Student > Master 3 12%
Researcher 3 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 8%
Other 5 20%
Unknown 4 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Chemistry 15 60%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 12%
Linguistics 1 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 4%
Unknown 5 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 October 2013.
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#3,689,911
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Outputs from Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry
#1,201
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#78,741
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#33
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