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Descriptor English:   Ergosterol 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ergosterol 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ergosterol 
Synonyms English:   D2, Pro-Vitamin
Pro Vitamin D2
Pro-Vitamin D2
Provitamin D 2  
Tree Number:   D04.210.500.247.222.537
Definition English:   A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2). 
Pharmacological Action:   Provitamins
History Note English:   74(72); was see under VITAMIN D 1967-73, was see under VITAMIN D 2 1963-66 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   4958 
Unique Identifier:   D004875 

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