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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After six weeks (week 6) mice were divided in two groups of treatment: one received intra-nodule injections of calcitriol 0.06 [micro]g (Calcijex, Abbott) and the other received vehicle, kindly prepared by Prof.
Randall Maxey, a Los Angeles nephrologist and president-elect of the NMA, used the results to slam the Medicare administrator in South Carolina, the only state where Medicare denies reimbursement for paricalcitol (Zemplar) and pays only for calcitriol (Calcijex).