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Description: Prohormone of calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551). Major circulating form of vitamin D
Alternative Names: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3, Calcidiol
Chemical Name: (εR,1R,3aS,4E,7aR)-4-[(2Z)-2-[(5S)-5-hydroxy-2-methylenecyclohexylidene]ethylidene]octahydro-α,α,ε,7a-tetramethyl-1H-indene-1-pentanol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Calcifediol

Calcifediol is a prohormone of calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551). Major circulating form of vitamin D. Suppresses PTH synthesis and secretion in bovine parathyroid cells (ED50 = 2 nM).

Technical Data for Calcifediol

M. Wt 400.64
Formula C27H44O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 19356-17-3
PubChem ID 5283731
Smiles C[C@@](CCC2)3[C@](CC[C@@]([H])3[C@@H](CCCC(C)(O)C)C)([H])/C2=C/C=C(C[C@@H](O)CC1)\C1=C

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Solubility Data for Calcifediol

Solubility Soluble in DMSO and in ethanol

Product Datasheets for Calcifediol

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References for Calcifediol

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Ritter et al (2006) 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 suppresses PTH synthesis and secretion by bovine parathyroid cells. Kidney Int. 70 654 PMID: 16807549

Rowling et al (2006) Megalin-mediated endocytosis of vitamin D binding protein correlates with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol actions in human mammary cells. J.Nutr. 136 2754 PMID: 17056796

Fedirko et al (2010) Blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations and incident sporadic colorectal adenoma risk: a pooled case-control study. Am.J.Epidemiol. 172 489 PMID: 20650953

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1 Citation for Calcifediol

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

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

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