25-hydroxycholecalciferol

25-hydroxycholecalciferol

 [hi-drok″sĭ-ko″le-kal-sif´er-ol]
a metabolically activated form of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) synthesized in the liver.

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.
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Obese young adults exhibit lower total and lower free serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol in a randomized vitamin D intervention.
Megalin-mediated endocytosis of vitamin D binding protein correlates with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol actions in human mammary cells.
Cholecalciferol or 25-hydroxycholecalciferol neither prevents nor treats adenomas in a rat model of familial colon cancer.
Cadmium accumulates in proximal tubule cells, depressing cellular functions and this may result in reduced conversion of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol to 1,25-dihydroxy-cholecalciferol.
Dietary poultry fat, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol influence the digestive and reproductive organ characteristics of commercial layers inoculated before or at the onset of lay with F-strain Mycoplasma gallisepticum 1, 2.
Effects of supplemental vitamin [D.sub.3] on serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol and growth of preweaning and nursery pigs.
It is called the sunshine vitamin because sunlight on human skin produces vitamin D, which our bodies convert to a substance known as 25(OH)D, 25-hydroxycholecalciferol, 25-hydroxy, or vitamin D3.
Effect of dietary phosphorus, phytase, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol on broiler chicken bone mineralization, litter phosphorus, and processing yields.
Bhatia, "Sun exposure, UV irradiance and serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol in pregnant women in rural north India," Public Health Nutrition, vol.
[15.] Mattila P, Piironen V, Uusi-Rauva E, Koivistoinen P (1995) Cholecalciferol and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol contents in fish and fish products.