Ergosterol

A major fungal sterol.

ergosterol

[n] - a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation
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ergosterol

<chemical> Chemical name: Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-ol, (3beta,22E)- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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ergosterol

noun a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation
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ergosterol

(әr-gos´tә-rol″) a sterol found in animal and plant tissues, which on irradiation by ultraviolet rays converts to vitamin D2, a potent agent for the prevention of rickets.
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ergosterol

a white crystalline organic solid of the molecular formula C28H44O belonging to the steroid family. It is found only in fungi (e.g, Saccharomyces and ... [1 related articles]
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ergosterol

Type: Term Pronunciation: er-gos′tĕr-ol Definitions: 1. The most important of the D2 provitamins; ultraviolet irradiation converts ergosterol to lumisterol, tachysterol, and ergocalciferol; main sterol in yeast, ergot, and molds. Synonyms: ergosterin
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Ergosterol

Ergosterol is a naturally occurring higher alcohol which upon irradiation with ultra-violet light changes into Vitamin D.
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Ergosterol

Ergosterol (ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3β-ol) is a sterol found in fungi, and is a component of fungal cell membranes, serving many of the same functions that cholesterol serves in animal cells. Because fungi cannot survive without ergosterol, the enzymes that create it in fungi have become important targets for drug discovery. Ergosterol is provitamin...
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