|Preferred IUPAC name
α-Spinasterin; Bessisterol; Hitodesterol
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||412.702 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||168 to 169 °C (334 to 336 °F; 441 to 442 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
α-Spinasterol is a stigmastane-type phytosterol found in a variety of plant sources such as spinach, from which it gets its name.
The chemical was recently found in Gordonia ceylanica, the first time that this chemical was found in the Gordonia species.