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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Unique features of this case include scarring alopecia secondary to sarcoidosis and severe and symptomatic hypercalcemia in association with normal urinary calcium excretion, serum angiotensin-converting enzyme, and 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D levels.
According to a study serum level of vitamin D should be >32 IU to improve calcium absorption.24 It is suggested that proper vitamin D concentration may also be significant for providing the enzyme renal 1-alpha-hydroxylase which is necessary for the production of 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D.25
The relationship between obesity and serum 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D concentrations in healthy adults.
[5] Kidneys convert some amount of calcidiol to calcitriol, which is the biologically active form of vitamin D and also known as 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D [1,25[(OH).sub.2]D].
The activity of renal enzyme responsible for converting 25-hydroxy Vitamin D to the steroid hormone 1,25-dihydroxy Vitamin D (1,25 [(OH).sub.2]D is stimulated by and tightly regulated by PTH (Goff, 2006).
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