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Compound Summary for: CID 6436872

Ergosterol

Also known as: Lumisterol; 474-69-1; SureCN157333; AC1O5MK2; EINECS 207-487-0; C19653; 9beta,10alpha-Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3beta-ol
Molecular Formula: C28H44O   Molecular Weight: 396.64836   InChIKey: DNVPQKQSNYMLRS-YAPGYIAOSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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