vitamin D3


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Related to vitamin D3: cholecalciferol

cho·le·cal·cif·er·ol

(kō'lē-kal-sif'er-ol),
Probably the vitamin D of animal origin found in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight, and also in butter, brain, fish oils, and egg yolk. Synonym(s): vitamin D3
Synonym(s): calciol

vitamin D3

an antirachitic, white, odorless crystalline unsaturated alcohol that is the predominant form of vitamin D of animal origin. It is found in most fish-liver oils, butter, brain, and egg yolk and is formed in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight or ultraviolet rays. Also called activated 7-dehydrocholesterol, cholecalciferol.

vitamin D3

A vitamin synthesised in the skin upon exposure to ultraviolet light.

vitamin D3

Cholecalciferol A vitamin is synthesized in the skin from 7-dehydrocholesterol on exposure to UV light; vitamin D2 is obtained only from the diet; vitamins D2 and D3 are metabolized to 25-hydroxy vitamin D in the liver and then to the active 1,25 dihydroxy form in the kidney. See Rickets, Vitamin D deficiency, Vitamin D intoxication.

cho·le·cal·cif·er·ol

(kō'lĕ-kal-sif'ĕr-ol)
The vitamin D of animal origin found in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight, and also in butter, fish oils, and egg yolk.
Synonym(s): vitamin D3.

cholecalciferol

vitamin D3
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The team has developed unique methods and systems of measurements using nanosensors, which are about 1,000 times smaller in diameter than a human hair, to track the impacts of Vitamin D3 on single endothelial cells, a vital regulatory component of the cardiovascular system.
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Burild A, Frandsen HL, Poulsen M, Jakobsen J (2015) Tissue content of vitamin D3 and 25-hydroxy vitamin D3 in minipigs after cutaneous synthesis, supplementation and deprivation of vitamin D3.
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Vitamin D3 can be boosted by exposure to sunlight, but heart failure patients are often deficient in it even during the summer because older people make less vitamin D3 in response to sunlight than younger people.
In 2009, Kendrick et al reached the conclusion that angina cardia, MI and cardiac failure has a higher prevalence in subjects with plasma vitamin D3 levels lesser than 20 nanograms per millilitres in comparison to subjects with higher and more adequate levels of vitamin D3 (17).
Patients were randomly assigned to take either vitamin D3 or calcium; or both; or neither.
The effect of vitamin D3 showed considerable effect on the performance of the elite class weightlifters in both snatch and clean + jerk lifts.
Some of the feedback from customers talk about is about the changes they can see in themselves every day through taking the Vitamin D3 supplement.
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For those who wish to monitor levels, you should check the vitamin 25(OH)D levels 4 months after vitamin D3 supplementation.

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