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Ergocalciferol
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CAS number 50-14-6 Yes check.svgY
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Properties
Molecular formula C28H44O
Molar mass 396.65 g/mol
Melting point

114-118 °C

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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Ergocalciferol (Deltalin, Eli Lilly and Company) is a form of vitamin D, also called vitamin D2. It has the systematic name "(3β,5Z,7E,22E)-9,10-secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraen-3-ol". It is created from viosterol, which in turn is created when ultraviolet light activates ergosterol.

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