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E5750 Sigma-Aldrich

Ergocalciferol

40,000,000 USP units/g

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

  • CAS Number 50-14-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C28H44O

  • Molecular Weight 396.65

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1916682

  •  EC Number 200-014-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00166988

  •  eCl@ss 34058017

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24894344

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Linum usitatissimum (Flax), Nutrition Research, Phytochemicals by Plant (Food/Spice/Herb),
biological source   synthetic (organic)
InChI Key   MECHNRXZTMCUDQ-RKHKHRCZSA-N
assay   ≥97%
form   powder
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
color   white to off-white
mp   114-118 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

1, 5, 25 g in ampule

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.

Packaging

Sealed ampule.

Quantity

1 USP unit = 1 I.U.

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Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

MSMLS Online Plate Map

Metabolite descriptors included with the software download upon purchase of the product include: Name, Parent CID, molecular formula, molecular weight, CAS, ChEBI, HMDB ID, PubChem Compound and Subst...
Keywords: Mass spectrometry, Metabolites

Vitamin D and Prevention of Human Disease

Vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) is naturally synthesized from ergosterol by invertebrates, fungi, and plants in response to ultraviolet B irradiation, while vitamin D3 synthesis (cholecalciferol) is uniq...
Chloe McClanahan
BioFiles 2009, 4.6, 4.
Keywords: Absorption, Angiogenesis, Biofiles, Biological processes, Cancer, Clinical, Gene expression, Growth factors, Hormones, Hydroxylations, Ligands, Metabolites, Transcription, Type, Vitamins

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