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Cholest-5-ene-3 beta,4 beta-diyl diacetate

Kennedy, A.R. and Pitt, A.R. and Suckling, C.J. and Suckling, K.E. and Thomas, M. (1999) Cholest-5-ene-3 beta,4 beta-diyl diacetate. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, 55 (9). pp. 1570-1572. ISSN 0108-2701

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The title steroid, C31 H5004, is shown to pack in a highly anisotropic manner. Only a-face-to-/~-face contacts are found in the stacks formed along the b direction, there are only head-to-tail contacts in the c direction and the acetate groups lie in layers normal to c.