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Compound Summary for: CID 5283731

Calcifediol

Also known as: 25-hydroxyvitamin D3; Calcidiol; Hidroferol; 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol; Didrogyl; 19356-17-3; Calcifediolum; Dedrogyl
Molecular Formula: C27H44O2   Molecular Weight: 400.63706   InChIKey: JWUBBDSIWDLEOM-DTOXIADCSA-N
The major circulating metabolite of VITAMIN D3. It is produced in the LIVER and is the best indicator of the body's vitamin D stores. It is effective in the treatment of RICKETS and OSTEOMALACIA, both in azotemic and non-azotemic patients. Calcifediol also has mineralizing properties.   From: MeSH
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