lumisterol


lumisterol
1. A by-product in ergocalciferol biosynthesis. 2. A phosphorylated derivative of ribulose that is an intermediate in the pentose monophosphate shunt.

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lu·mis·ter·ol lü-'mis-tə-.rȯl, -.rōl n a crystalline compound stereoisomeric with ergosterol from which it is formed by ultraviolet irradiation as an intermediate product in the production of tachysterol and vitamin D2

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  • lumisterol — noun Constituent of vitamin D …   Wiktionary

  • lumisterol — n. steroid alcohol which is a stereo isomer of ergosterol and is produced when ergosterol is converted to vitamin D2 by ultra violet rays (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lumisterol — lu·mis·ter·ol …   English syllables

  • lumisterol — /luməˈstɪərɒl/ (say loohmuh stearrol), /luˈmɪstərɒl/ (say looh mistuhrol) noun a water soluble compound present in vitamin D1, produced when ergosterol is irradiated by ultraviolet light. {Latin lūmin , stem of lūmen light + (chole)sterol} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lumisterol — lüˈmistəˌrȯl, ōl noun Etymology: lumi + sterol : a crystalline compound stereoisomeric with ergosterol from which it is formed by ultraviolet irradiation as an intermediate product in the production of tachysterol and vitamin D2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol — Strukturformel Allgemeines Trivialname Vitamin D3 Andere Namen Cholecalciferol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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