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Substance Name: Ergosterol
RN: 57-87-4
UNII: Z30RAY509F
InChIKey: DNVPQKQSNYMLRS-APGDWVJJSA-N

Note

  • A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).

Molecular Formula

  • C28-H44-O

Molecular Weight

  • 396.6546
 

Classification Codes

  • Growth Substances
  • Micronutrients
  • Provitamins
  • Vitamins
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ergosterol

MeSH Heading

  • Ergosterol

Synonyms

  • 24-Methylcholesta-5,7,22-trien-3beta-ol
  • 24alpha-Methyl-22E-dehydrocholesterol
  • 24R-Methylcholesta-5,7,2E-trien-3beta-ol
  • AI3-18876
  • CCRIS 7220
  • EINECS 200-352-7
  • Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3beta-ol
  • Ergosterin
  • Ergosterol
  • HSDB 395
  • Provitamin D
  • Provitamin D2
  • UNII-Z30RAY509F

Systematic Names

  • Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-ol, (3beta,22E)-
  • Ergosterol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 57-87-4

FDA UNII

  • Z30RAY509F

Other Registry Numbers

  • 18844-74-1
  • 37571-51-0

System Generated Number

  • 0000057874

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C28H44O/c1-18(2)19(3)7-8-20(4)24-11-12-25-23-10-9-21-17-22(29)13-15-27(21,5)26(23)14-16-28(24,25)6/h7-10,18-20,22,24-26,29H,11-17H2,1-6H3/b8-7+/t19-,20+,22-,24+,25-,26-,27-,28+/m0/s1

InChIKey

DNVPQKQSNYMLRS-APGDWVJJSA-N

Smiles

CC(C)[C@@H](C)\C=C\[C@@H](C)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2C3=CC=C4C[C@@H](O)CC[C@]4(C)[C@H]3CC[C@]12C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 170 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 8.860 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.51E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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