Ercalcitriol

Cat. No. 3970

Ercalcitriol C28H44O3 [60133-18-8]

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Alternative Name: 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D2

Chemical Name: (1R,3S,5Z)-4-Methylene-5-[(2E)-2-[(1R,3aS,7aR)-octahydro-1-[(1R,2E)-5-hydroxy-1,4,5-trimethyl-2-hexen-1-yl]-7α-methyl-4H-inden-4-ylidene]ethylidene]-1,3-cyclohexanediol

Biological Activity

Active metabolite of vitamin D2. Exhibits equipotent antirachitic activity in rats as calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
428.65
Formula:
C28H44O3
Solubility:
Soluble in ethanol
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
60133-18-8

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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Data Sheet

Rambeck et al (1984) Biological activity of 1 alpha,25-dihydroxyergocalciferol in rachitic chicks and in rats. Int.J.Vitamin.Nutr.Res. 54 135.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ercalcitriol include:

Kim et al (2014) Vitamin D Inhibits Expression and Activity of Matrix Metalloproteinase in Human Lung Fibroblasts (HFL-1) Cells. Sci Rep 77 73. PMID: 25237378.

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