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4-Cholesten-3-one is used as a chiral building block for proteomics research. It is an intestinal metabolite of cholesterol and exhibits an anti-obesity effect on animals.
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Kim, J.; London, E. Using Sterol Substitution to Probe the Role of Membrane Domains in Membrane Functions. Lipids 2015, 50 (8), 721-734.
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