"Ergosterol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
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- D2, Pro-Vitamin
- Pro Vitamin D2
- Provitamin D 2
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Ergosterol".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Ergosterol".
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