"Ergosterol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).
- Pro-Vitamin D2
- D2, Pro-Vitamin
- Pro Vitamin D2
- Provitamin D 2
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ergosterol" by people in Profiles.
Transverse distribution of plasma membrane bilayer cholesterol: Picking sides. Traffic. 2018 10; 19(10):750-760.
The cytochrome b5 dependent C-5(6) sterol desaturase DES5A from the endoplasmic reticulum of Tetrahymena thermophila complements ergosterol biosynthesis mutants in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Steroids. 2012 Nov; 77(13):1313-20.
Amphotericin primarily kills yeast by simply binding ergosterol. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 14; 109(7):2234-9.
Synthesis-enabled functional group deletions reveal key underpinnings of amphotericin B ion channel and antifungal activities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 26; 108(17):6733-8.
Protection of membrane cholesterol by sphingomyelin against free radical-mediated oxidation. Free Radic Biol Med. 2006 Jun 15; 40(12):2092-102.
1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 induces vascular smooth muscle cell migration via activation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. Circ Res. 2002 Jul 12; 91(1):17-24.