"Sterols" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Steroids with a hydroxyl group at C-3 and most of the skeleton of cholestane. Additional carbon atoms may be present in the side chain. (IUPAC Steroid Nomenclature, 1987)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sterols" by people in Profiles.
Alteration of retinal rod outer segment membrane fluidity in a rat model of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome. J Lipid Res. 2008 Jul; 49(7):1488-99.