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Cholesterol in Higher Plants

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Science  12 Apr 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3563, pp. 198-199
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3563.198

Abstract

The presence of cholesterol in Solanum tuberosum and Dioscorea spiculiflora plants was demonstrated by gas-liquid chromatography, thin-layer chromatography, isolation and mixed melting point, and purification to constant radioactivity after dilution with authentic cholesterol.