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Compound Summary for: CID 444679

Ergosterol

Also known as: Provitamin D2; Ergosterin; 57-87-4; UNII-Z30RAY509F; CHEBI:16933; 5,7,22-Ergostatrien-3beta-ol; Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3beta-ol
Molecular Formula: C28H44O   Molecular Weight: 396.64836   InChIKey: DNVPQKQSNYMLRS-APGDWVJJSA-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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