Ercalcitriol

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VDR-like Receptor Agonists Small Molecule
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Description: Active metabolite of vitamin D2
Alternative Names: 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D2

Chemical Name: (1R,3S,5Z)-4-Methylene-5-[(2E)-2-[(1R,3aS,7aR)-octahydro-1-[(1R,2E)-5-hydroxy-1,4,5-trimethyl-2-hexen-1-yl]-7α-methyl-4H-inden-4-ylidene]ethylidene]-1,3-cyclohexanediol

Purity: ≥95%

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Biological Activity

Active metabolite of vitamin D2. Exhibits equipotent antirachitic activity in rats as calcitriol (Cat. No. 2551).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
428.65
Formula:
C28H44O3
Solubility:
Soluble to 5 mM in ethanol
Purity:
≥95%
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
60133-18-8

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

  1. Biological activity of 1 alpha,25-dihydroxyergocalciferol in rachitic chicks and in rats.
    Rambeck et al.
    Int.J.Vitamin.Nutr.Res., 1984;54:135

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