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Ergosterol (Lumisterol) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Lumisterol; Pro-Vitamin D2; Provitamin D 2; D2, Pro-Vitamin; Pro Vitamin D2 Show All >>

Networked: 144 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Ergosterol is Relevant

  1. Infection : 1 outcome 1 study in 31 results
  2. Colitis : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome in 8 results
  4. Dermatomycoses (Dermatophytosis) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Poisoning : 1 outcome in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Ergosterol

  1. Dextran Sulfate
  2. Mimosine
  3. Calcium
  4. Cysteine Proteases (Cysteine Protease)
  5. Phosphorus
  6. ER 30346 (ravuconazole)
  7. posaconazole
  8. cruzipain
  9. Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  10. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin)
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Therapies Related to Ergosterol

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  3. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
  4. Oral Administration

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