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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2017-12-07 01:23:38 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0001251
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB01251
  • HMDB01323
  • HMDB01462
Metabolite Identification
Common NameLanosterin
DescriptionLanosterol is a tetracyclic triterpenoid which is the compound from which all steroids are derived. Lanosterol is biochemically synthesized starting from acetyl-CoA by the HMG-CoA reductase pathway. The critical step is the enzymatic conversion of the acyclic terpene squalene to the polycylic lanosterol via 2,3-squalene oxide.(wikipedia).
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
(3beta)-Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-olChEBI
(3beta,5alpha)-4,4,14-Trimethylcholesta-8,24-dien-3-olChEBI
4,4',14alpha-Trimethyl-5alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3beta-olChEBI
(3b)-Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-olGenerator
(3β)-lanosta-8,24-dien-3-olGenerator
(3b,5a)-4,4,14-Trimethylcholesta-8,24-dien-3-olGenerator
(3β,5α)-4,4,14-trimethylcholesta-8,24-dien-3-olGenerator
4,4',14a-Trimethyl-5a-cholesta-8,24-dien-3b-olGenerator
4,4',14α-trimethyl-5α-cholesta-8,24-dien-3β-olGenerator
(3 beta)-Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-olHMDB
(3alpha)-4,4,14-Trimethyl-cholesta-8,24-dien-3-olHMDB
(3beta,5alpha)-4,4,14-Trimethyl-cholesta-8,24-dien-3-olHMDB
Botalan base 138HMDB
Lanosta-8,24-dien-3-olHMDB
Lanosta-8,24-dien-3beta-olHMDB
Lanosta-8,24-dienolHMDB
LanosterolHMDB
LansterHMDB
4,4,14 alpha-Trimethyl-5 alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3 beta-olMeSH
KryptosterolMeSH
Chemical FormulaC30H50O
Average Molecular Weight426.7174
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight426.386166222
IUPAC Name(2S,5S,7R,11R,14R,15R)-2,6,6,11,15-pentamethyl-14-[(2R)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl]tetracyclo[8.7.0.0²,⁷.0¹¹,¹⁵]heptadec-1(10)-en-5-ol
Traditional Namelanosterol
CAS Registry Number79-63-0
SMILES
[H][C@@]1(CC[C@@]2(C)C3=C(CC[C@]12C)[C@@]1(C)CC[C@H](O)C(C)(C)[C@]1([H])CC3)[C@H](C)CCC=C(C)C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C30H50O/c1-20(2)10-9-11-21(3)22-14-18-30(8)24-12-13-25-27(4,5)26(31)16-17-28(25,6)23(24)15-19-29(22,30)7/h10,21-22,25-26,31H,9,11-19H2,1-8H3/t21-,22-,25+,26+,28-,29-,30+/m1/s1
InChI KeyCAHGCLMLTWQZNJ-BQNIITSRSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as triterpenoids. These are terpene molecules containing six isoprene units.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassTriterpenoids
Direct ParentTriterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Triterpenoid
  • 14-alpha-methylsteroid
  • 3-beta-hydroxysteroid
  • Hydroxysteroid
  • 3-hydroxysteroid
  • Steroid
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

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Process

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Role

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Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point140.5 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.00038 g/LALOGPS
logP7.72ALOGPS
logP7.71ChemAxon
logS-6.1ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)19.55ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-0.81ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count4ChemAxon
Refractivity134.54 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability54.97 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS)splash10-0a4l-4910000000-0fe7f84c95ab0a849fe9View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-03dl-2953300000-ae1832f19369485ff53cView in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0aou-9820200000-573525b346ad3c9eef59View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized)splash10-0a4l-4910000000-0fe7f84c95ab0a849fe9View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-0a4l-2910000000-c67a1f122f33698a14f6View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-03dj-1009400000-e2b516142f5128a7b5f6View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-001i-3002900000-35e63c0bf6f033cb847cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0a6r-0002900000-2cfcf7ce4b5b21140eaeView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0pdi-2139500000-9a25961000db9796d6daView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0uxr-4259100000-9f7f26265abec4122e35View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-004i-0000900000-77a57cecc2069bee1926View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-004i-0000900000-5b0f06bf8120e780e30cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a4l-1009400000-421e305d47b29da427d2View in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-05mo-9731200000-b1bc6bb68e352e3bd687View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Feces
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
Alendronate pathwayPw000137Pw000137 greyscalePw000137 simpleNot Available
Atorvastatin PathwayPw000275Pw000275 greyscalePw000275 simpleNot Available
CHILD SyndromePw000096Pw000096 greyscalePw000096 simpleNot Available
Cerivastatin PathwayPw000271Pw000271 greyscalePw000271 simpleNot Available
Cholesteryl ester storage diseasePw000484Pw000484 greyscalePw000484 simpleNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodDetected and Quantified0.48 +/- 0.114 uMAdult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothColorectal Cancer details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB013802
KNApSAcK IDC00003657
Chemspider ID216175
KEGG Compound IDC01724
BioCyc IDLANOSTEROL
BiGG ID38253
Wikipedia LinkLanosterol
METLIN ID6108
PubChem Compound246983
PDB IDLAN
ChEBI ID16521
References
Synthesis ReferenceMaienthal, Millard; Franklin, Philip J. Preparation of lanosterol from bromolanosterol. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1955), 20 1627-30.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes C14-demethylation of lanosterol; it transforms lanosterol into 4,4'-dimethyl cholesta-8,14,24-triene-3-beta-ol.
Gene Name:
CYP51A1
Uniprot ID:
Q16850
Molecular weight:
57277.81
Reactions
Lanosterin + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → 4,4-Dimethylcholesta-8,14,24-trienol + Formic acid + NADP + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the cyclization of (S)-2,3 oxidosqualene to lanosterol, a reaction that forms the sterol nucleus.
Gene Name:
LSS
Uniprot ID:
P48449
Molecular weight:
83308.065
Reactions
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene → Lanosterindetails
(3S)-2,3-epoxy-2,3-dihydrosqualene → Lanosterindetails
General function:
Energy production and conversion
Specific function:
Catalyzes the reduction of the delta-24 double bond of sterol intermediates. Protects cells from oxidative stress by reducing caspase 3 activity during apoptosis induced by oxidative stress. Also protects against amyloid-beta peptide-induced apoptosis.
Gene Name:
DHCR24
Uniprot ID:
Q15392
Molecular weight:
60100.805
Reactions
Lanosterin + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → 24,25-Dihydrolanosterol + NADPdetails