Vitamin D3

Discontinued Product

Vitamin D3 (Cat. No. 4156) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Precursor of calcifediol (Cat. No. 4036). Naturally occurring form of vitamin D
Alternative Names: Cholecalciferol
Chemical Name: 9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-trien-3β-ol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (2)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is a precursor of calcifediol (Cat. No. 4036). Naturally occurring form of vitamin D; predominantly active form found in humans.

Technical Data for Vitamin D3

M. Wt 384.64
Formula C27H44O
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 67-97-0
PubChem ID 5280795
Smiles C[C@@](CCC2)3[C@](CC[C@@H]3[C@@H](CCCC(C)C)C)([H])/C2=C/C=C(C[C@@H](O)CC1)\C1=C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

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References for Vitamin D3

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

Welsh et al (2003) Vitamin D-3 receptor as a target for breast cancer prevention. J.Nutr. 133 2425S PMID: 12840219

Lane (2010) Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus: bones, muscles, and joints. Curr.Rheumatol.Rep. 12 259 PMID: 20429045

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2 Citations for Vitamin D3

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Vitamin D3 include:

Karadottir et al (2015) Cyclic mechanical stretch down-regulates cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide expression and activates a pro-inflammatory response in human bronchial epithelial cells. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 3 e1483 PMID: 26664810

Lu et al (2016) Generation of serotonin neurons from human pluripotent stem cells. Nat Biotechnol 34 89 PMID: 26655496

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