dehydrocholesterol


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dehydrocholesterol

 [de-hi″dro-ko-les´ter-ol]
a sterol found in the skin which, when properly irradiated by ultraviolet rays, forms vitamin D.
activated 7-dehydrocholesterol cholecalciferol.

dehydrocholesterol

(dē-hī″drō-kŏ-les′tĕ-rol″)
A sterol found in the skin and other tissues that forms vitamin D after activation by irradiation.
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A rapid screening procedure for cholesterol and dehydrocholesterol by electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.
[5] Nonstandard abbreviations: SLOS, Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome; GC-MS, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; DHC, dehydrocholesterol; ES, electrospray; MS/MS, tandem MS/MS; GP, Girard P; LC, liquid chromatography; [MS.sup.2], [[M].sup.+][right arrow]; [MS.sup.3], [[M].sup.+][right arrow][[M-79].sup.+][right arrow]; RIC, reconstructed ion chromatogram; MRM, multiple reaction monitoring.
Stability study of dehydrocholesterols in dried spot of blood from patients with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, using filter-paper treated with butylated hydroxytoluene.
Occurrence of isomeric dehydrocholesterols in human plasma.