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Descriptor English: Ergosterol
Descriptor Spanish: Ergosterol
Descriptor Portuguese: Ergosterol
Descriptor French: Ergostérol
Entry term(s): D2, Pro-Vitamin
Lumisterol
Pro Vitamin D2
Pro-Vitamin D2
Provitamin D 2
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.247.222.537
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004875
Scope note: A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Provitamins
Registry Number: Z30RAY509F
CAS Type 1 Name: Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-ol, (3beta,22E)-
Previous Indexing: Ergocalciferol (1966)
Vitamin D (1967-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74; was see under VITAMIN D 1967-73, was see under VITAMIN D 2 1963-66
Online Note: search VITAMIN D 1967-71 & ERGOCALCIFEROL 1966
History Note: 74(72); was see under VITAMIN D 1967-73, was see under VITAMIN D 2 1963-66
DeCS ID: 4958
Unique ID: D004875
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Ergosterol - Preferred
Concept UI M0007654
Scope note A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).
Preferred term Ergosterol
Entry term(s) D2, Pro-Vitamin
Pro Vitamin D2
Pro-Vitamin D2
Provitamin D 2
Lumisterol - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007655
Preferred term Lumisterol



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