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cholecalciferol


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the recommended trivial name for vitamin D3; (5Z,7E)‐(3S)‐9,10‐seco‐5,7,10(19)‐cholestatrien‐3‐ol. It is formed in skin by UV‐irradiation of 7‐dehydrocholesterol, and is metabolized to 1α,25‐dihydroxycholecalciferol (calcitriol). The latter affects the absorption of ...

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