Calcitriol

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Cat.No. 2551 - Calcitriol | C27H44O3 | CAS No. 32222-06-3
Description: Vitamin D receptor (VDR) agonist
Alternative Names: 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3
Chemical Name: (1α,3β,5Z,7E)-9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-triene-1,3,25-triol
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Active metabolite of vitamin D3 that activates the vitamin D receptor (VDR). Displays calcemic actions; stimulates intestinal and renal Ca2+ absorption and regulates bone Ca2+ turnover. Exhibits antitumor activity; inhibits in vivo and in vitro cell proliferation in a wide range of cells including breast, prostate, colon, skin and brain carcinomas and myeloid leukemia cells.

Technical Data

M. Wt 416.64
Formula C27H44O3
Storage Desiccate at -20°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 32222-06-3
PubChem ID 5280453
InChI Key GMRQFYUYWCNGIN-NKMMMXOESA-N
Smiles C[C@@](CCC2)3[C@](CC[C@@]([H])3[C@@H](CCCC(C)(C)O)C)([H])/C2=C/C=C(C[C@@H](O)C[C@@H]1O)\C1=C

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Solubility Data

Solubility Soluble in DMSO and in ethanol

Preparing Stock Solutions

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.4 mL 12 mL 24 mL
5 mM 0.48 mL 2.4 mL 4.8 mL
10 mM 0.24 mL 1.2 mL 2.4 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.24 mL 0.48 mL

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References

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

Canalejo et al (2000) The in vitro effect of calcitriol on parathyroid cell proliferation and apoptosis. J.Am.Soc.Nephrol. 11 1865 PMID: 11004217

Beer and Myrthue (2004) Calcitriol in cancer treatment: from the lab to the clinic. Mol.Cancer Ther. 3 373 PMID: 15026558

Nijenhuis et al (2006) The novel vitamin D analog ZK191784 as an intestine-specific vitamin D antagonist. FASEB J. 20 1589 PMID: 16873882


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2 Citations for Calcitriol

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Pal et al (2010) Osteocalcin positive mononuclear cells are associated with the severity of aortic calcification. J Neurosci 210 88 PMID: 20004897

Sharma et al (2015) A novel cytostatic form of autophagy in sensitization of non-small cell lung cancer cells to radiation by vitamin D and the vitamin D analog, EB 1089. Atherosclerosis 10 2346 PMID: 25629933


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