Sigma Aldrich (4)
Cholestanol · Coprostanol · Coprosterol
Cholestanol · Coprostanol · Dihydrocholesterol
5β-Coprostanol (5β-cholestan-3β-ol) is a 27-carbon stanol formed from the biohydrogenation of cholesterol (cholest-5en-3β-ol) in the gut of most higher animals and birds. This compound has frequently been used as a biomarker for the presence of human faecal matter in the environment.