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Ergosterol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ergosterol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.222.537
Unique ID
D004875
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004875
Scope Note
A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).
Entry Term(s)
Lumisterol
Pro-Vitamin D2
Provitamin D 2
Pharm Action
Provitamins
Registry Number
Z30RAY509F
Related Numbers
57-87-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-ol, (3beta,22E)-
Previous Indexing
Ergocalciferol (1966)
Vitamin D (1967-1971)
Public MeSH Note
74; was see under VITAMIN D 1967-73, was see under VITAMIN D 2 1963-66
Online Note
search VITAMIN D 1967-71 & ERGOCALCIFEROL 1966
History Note
74(72); was see under VITAMIN D 1967-73, was see under VITAMIN D 2 1963-66
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Ergosterol Preferred
Lumisterol Related
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