• compounds
  • The aptamers will be evaluated for their specificity and affinity for sitosterol and related compounds. (sbir.gov)
  • Commercial Applications and Other Benefits as described by the awardee: Commercial applications include (1) the use of aptamers in the analysis and extraction of sitosterol and related compounds, and (2) a general method for economically mass-producing DNA aptamers for use in many analytical procedures. (sbir.gov)
  • yield
  • The last step of the synthesis is deprotection of the β-ring double bond of 5 with p-TsOH, aqueous dioxane, and heat (80 °C) to yield β-sitosterol 6. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • People with two abnormal copies of the gene have increased levels of sitosterol and have an increased risk of heart attack. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • High levels of β-sitosterol concentrations in blood have been correlated with increased severity of heart disease in men having previously suffered from heart attacks. (wikipedia.org)