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EpChol
Overview
Name
24(S),25-Epoxycholesterol
Synonyms
; 24(S),25-Epoxycholesterol ; EpChol
PubChem ID
CAS Registry ID
77058-74-3
Jmol
Not available
Description
24(S),25-epoxycholesterol 22(R)-hydroxycholesterol is an oxysterol intermediate in the hepatic synthesis of bile acids and steroid hormones from cholesterol. It is an agonist for liver X receptor-α (LXRα) and LXRβ, members of the nuclear receptor superfamily of transcription factors.
Pathways
Pharmacogenomics
Nuclear Receptors
Datasets
Literature