calcitriol


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calcitriol

[‚kal·sə′trī‚ōl]
(biochemistry)
1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, the form of vitamin D that is involved in intestinal absorption of Ca2+and Ca2+resorption by bone.
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Experimental studies have shown Klotho to have diverse independent beneficial effects on the vascular system, including stimulation of calcitriol and nitric oxide synthesis and suppression of Wnt signaling, oxidative stress, and vascular calcifications (2).
8 ng/mL], while calcitriol levels were markedly reduced" (3).
Next, Hayes' team tried a weekly dose of calcitriol.
4) The kidney secretes calcitriol into circulation, again bound to vitamin D binding protein, where it travels to tissues involved in the regulation of calcium and phosphorus supply, namely intestine, bone, parathyroid glands, and the kidney itself.
Circulating 25(OH)D is taken up by numerous cells that contain 1-0Hase, which can make their own calcitriol.
Calcitriol or 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D is the active form of vitamin D.
the inventors listed on the patent, have been involved with the development of calcitriol for methods covered by the patent.
Visit two included the following tests: Cortisol, Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG), calcitriol (1, 25-dihydroxy vitamin [D.
Vitamin D3 has been shown to minimize this risk, while vitamin D2 as well as alfacalcidol and calcitriol have been found to be ineffective.
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Without enough vitamin D, one cannot form enough of the hormone calcitriol that helps the blood absorb calcium.
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