"Ergosterol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).
- Pro-Vitamin D2
- D2, Pro-Vitamin
- Pro Vitamin D2
- Provitamin D 2
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ergosterol" by people in Profiles.
Alvarez-Vasquez F, Riezman H, Hannun YA, Voit EO. Mathematical modeling and validation of the ergosterol pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12):e28344.
Yang B, Miller PA, Möllmann U, Miller MJ. Syntheses and biological activity studies of novel sterol analogs from nitroso Diels-Alder reactions of ergosterol. Org Lett. 2009 Jul 02; 11(13):2828-31.
Hu JF, Kelly M, Hamann MT. 26-Nor-25-isopropyl-ergosta-5,7,22E-trien-3beta-ol: a new C(29) sterol from the sponge Agelas sceptrum from Jamaica. Steroids. 2002 Aug; 67(9):743-7.