Cat. No. 4159
Alternative Name: 1-Hydroxycholecalciferol
Chemical Name: (1α,3β,5Z,7E)-9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,1
Biological ActivityMetabolite and prodrug of vitamin D3 (Cat. No. 4156). Improves mechanical bone strength and bone mass; suppresses osteoclastic bone resorption in vivo.
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Shiraishi et al (2000) Alfacalcidol inhibits bone resorption and stmulates formation in an ovariectomized rat model of osteoporosis: Distinct actions from estrogen. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 15 770.
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