Lumisterol | definition of lumisterol by Medical dictionary
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1. A by-product in ergocalciferol biosynthesis.
2. A phosphorylated derivative of ribulose that is an intermediate in the pentose monophosphate shunt.
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3] to the inactive photoproducts lumisterol
and tachysterol is an important step as it balances the cutaneous biosynthesis of vitamin [D.