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.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solubility||Soluble in DMSO and in ethanol|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 416.64. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|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|
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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Keywords: Calcitriol, Calcitriol supplier, Vitamin, D, receptor, VDR, agonists, Receptors, VDR-like, 1,25-DihydroxyvitaminD3, 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin, D3, 2551, Tocris Bioscience
2 Citations for Calcitriol
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Calcitriol include:
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
Pal et al (2010) Osteocalcin positive mononuclear cells are associated with the severity of aortic calcification. J Neurosci 210 88 PMID: 20004897
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