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Introduction: Ergosterol

Description of Ergosterol

Ergosterol: sterol occurring mainly in yeast and forming ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) upon irradiation by ultraviolet light or electron bombardment.
Source: CRISP

Ergosterol: A steroid of interest both because its biosynthesis in FUNGI is a target of ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS, notably AZOLES, and because when it is present in SKIN of animals, ULTRAVIOLET RAYS break a bond to result in ERGOCALCIFEROL.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Ergosterol

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Ergosterol

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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