Catalog Number: 4156
Alternate Names: Cholecalciferol
Chemical Name: 9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-trien-3β-ol
Biological Activity
Precursor of calcifediol (Cat. No. 4036). Naturally occurring form of vitamin D; predominantly active form found in humans.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    384.64
  • Formula:
    C27H44O
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
  • CAS No:
    67-97-0
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Vitamin D-3 receptor as a target for breast cancer prevention.
    Welsh et al.
    J.Nutr., 2003;133:2425S
  2. Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus: bones, muscles, and joints.
    Lane
    Curr.Rheumatol.Rep., 2010;12:259
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  1. Generation of serotonin neurons from human pluripotent stem cells.
    Authors: Lu Et al.
    Nat Biotechnol 2016;34:89
  2. Cyclic mechanical stretch down-regulates cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide expression and activates a pro-inflammatory response in human bronchial epithelial cells.
    Authors: Karadottir Et al.
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2015;3:e1483
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