Chemical Name: (εR,1R,3aS,4E,7aR)-4-[(2Z)-2-[(5S)-5-hydroxy-2-methylenecyclohexylidene]ethylidene]octahydro-α,α,ε,7a-tetramethyl-1H-indene-1-pentanol
Biological ActivityCalcifediol is a prohormone of calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551). Major circulating form of vitamin D. Suppresses PTH synthesis and secretion in bovine parathyroid cells (ED50 = 2 nM).
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25-hydroxyvitamin D3 suppresses PTH synthesis and secretion by bovine parathyroid cells.
Ritter et al.
Kidney Int., 2006;70:654
Megalin-mediated endocytosis of vitamin D binding protein correlates with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol actions in human mammary cells.
Rowling et al.
Blood 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations and incident sporadic colorectal adenoma risk: a pooled case-control study.
Fedirko et al.
Citation for Calcifediol
The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Calcifediol include:
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Vitamin D Inhibits Expression and Activity of Matrix Metalloproteinase in Human Lung Fibroblasts (HFL-1) Cells.
Authors: Kim Et al.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2014;77:73
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