Ergocalciferol

Vitamin D2 supplements

Type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement.

- Ergocalciferol

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2017 marked the 40th anniversary of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines.

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (aka Essential Medicines List or EML ), published by the World Health Organization (WHO), contains the medications considered to be most effective and safe to meet the most important needs in a health system.

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (aka Essential Medicines List or EML ), published by the World Health Organization (WHO), contains the medications considered to be most effective and safe to meet the most important needs in a health system.

2017 marked the 40th anniversary of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines.
A skeletal model of the chemical structure of aspirin
A skeletal model of the chemical structure of albendazole
Pure crystals of ethambutol
Two capsules of atazanavir
Bag containing one unit of fresh frozen plasma
A vial of oral cholera vaccine

Ergocalciferol

Shiitake

Edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is now cultivated and consumed around the globe.

Edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is now cultivated and consumed around the globe.

Fresh shiitake mushroom in the vegetable market at Hong Kong
Shiitake growing wild in Hokkaido
Korean pyogo-bokkeum (stir-fried shiitake mushroom)
Japanese ekiben {{nihongo||椎茸めし|shiitake-meshi}}
Lentinan, a beta-glucan isolated from the shiitake mushroom
Young shiitake mushrooms on a log

Like all mushrooms, shiitakes produce vitamin D2 upon exposure of their internal ergosterol to ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from sunlight or broadband UVB fluorescent tubes.