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Ergocalciferol

≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)

Synonym: Calciferol, Ercalciol, Ergosterol irradiated, Irradiated ergosterol, Vitamin D2

  • CAS Number 50-14-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C28H44O

  • Molecular Weight 396.65

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1916682

  •  EC Number 200-014-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00166988

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653661

  •  eCl@ss 34058017

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InChI Key   MECHNRXZTMCUDQ-RKHKHRCZSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, HPLC)
optical activity   [α]20/D +105±2°, c = 4% in ethanol
mp   114-118 °C(lit.)
  114-118 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Ergocalciferol has been used as a standard to measure vitamin D3 levels in food samples.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) and 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol (vitamin D3) are the two form of vitamin D which are activated in vivo by hydroxylation. Vitamin D2 and D3 may be used in a wide range of studies to assess their effects on function such as immune function and calcium homeostasis.

General description

Ergocalciferol is one of the two forms of supplemental vitamin D available. It is a fat-soluble vitamin.

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UN 2811 6.1 / PGII
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