calcidiol

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cal·ci·di·ol

(kal-sĭ-dī'ol),
First step in the biologic conversion of vitamin D3 to the more active form, calcitriol; it is more potent than vitamin D3.

cal·ci·di·ol

(kal'si-dī'ol)
The first step in the biologic conversion of vitamin D3 to the more active form, calcitriol; it is more potent than vitamin D3.

calcidiol

(kăl-sĭ-dī′ŏl)
25-hydroxyvitamin D. It is the stored form of vitamin D that circulates in the body.
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The trial included 70 overweight or obese African Americans between the ages of 13 to 45 years with 25 hydroxyvitamin D levels of 20 ng/mL or lower.
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The agreement provides for Nichols Institute Diagnostics to be the exclusive distributor in the United States, Germany, France and Switzerland for the 25 Hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D test kits.
The 25 Hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D test kits are important additions to the Nichols Institute Diagnostics product line.
The 25 Hydroxyvitamin D radioimmunoassay has been designed to optimize precision and sensitivity.
25 hydroxyvitamin D levels of lower than 50 nmol/L were found in 69% of the children tested.
Patients were divided into 2 groups according to their preoperative serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D concentrations.