Ergosterol

Known as: Pro-Vitamin D2, Ergosta-5,7,22-trien-3-ol, (3beta,22E)-, Provitamin D 2 
A steroid occurring in FUNGI. Irradiation with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS results in formation of ERGOCALCIFEROL (vitamin D2).

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2012
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2012
Amphotericin B (AmB) is a prototypical small molecule natural product that can form ion channels in living eukaryotic cells and… (More)
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2004
2004
Ergosterol and microbial biomass C were measured in 26 arable, 16 grassland and 30 forest soils. The ergosterol content ranged… (More)
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2004
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2004
The membrane lipid ergosterol is found almost exclusively in fungi, and is frequently used by environmental microbiologists as an… (More)
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2003
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2003
Azoles target the ergosterol biosynthetic enzyme lanosterol 14alpha-demethylase and are a widely applied class of antifungal… (More)
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2003
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2003
It was known that the uptake of tryptophan is reduced in the yeast erg6 mutant, which is defective in a late step of ergosterol… (More)
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2001
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2001
In vitro homotypic fusion of yeast vacuoles occurs in three stages: priming, the Sec18 (NSF)-mediated changes that precede… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Enzymes in the ergosterol-biosynthetic pathway are the targets of a number of antifungal agents including azoles, allylamines… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
MIC end points for the most commonly prescribed azole antifungal drug, fluconazole, can be difficult to determine because its… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper reports the ergosterol content for microbial cultures of six filamentous fungi, three yeast species, and one… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Fourteen strains of aquatic hyphomycete species that are common on decaying leaves in running waters were grown in liquid culture… (More)
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