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Cholesterol molecular models. Illustration of molecular models of cholesterol. Cholesterol is a sterol, a type of lipid, a class of biochemical compounds that includes fats. Cholesterol is an essential component of the cell membranes in mammals, and levels of cholesterol in the blood is an important health indicator. Cholesterol is a precursor for the biosynthesis of several steroid hormones and bile acids.
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