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Cholesterol is the main sterol synthesized by all animals. In vertebrates, liver cells usually produce the greatest amount. Although cholesterol is not present in prokaryotes (bacteria and archaea), there are some exceptions. For example, Mycoplasma needs cholesterol to grow.
胆固醇是所有动物合成的主要固醇。 在脊椎动物中,肝细胞通常产生最大量。 尽管原核生物(细菌和古细菌)中不存在胆固醇,但也有一些例外。 例如,支原体需要胆固醇才能生长。