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Title: 22-Dihydroergocalciferol  
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CAS number  N
ChemSpider  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C28H46O
Molar mass 398.66 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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22-Dihydroergocalciferol is a form of vitamin D, also known as vitamin D4.[2] It has the systematic name (5Z,7E)-(3S)-9,10-seco-5,7,10(19)-ergostatrien-3-ol.[1]

Vitamin D4 is found in certain mushrooms.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b Nomenclature of Vitamin D, IUPAC
  2. ^ Definition of dihydroergocalciferol
  3. ^ Phillips KM, Horst RL, Koszewski NJ, Simon RR (2012). "Vitamin d(4) in mushrooms.". PLoS ONE 7 (8): e40702.  

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