MeSH Descriptor
Source: MeSH 2021 deskriptory
Main Heading
kalcifediol
English Heading
Calcifediol
See
kalcidiol
See
25-Hydroxycholecalciferol [T005988]
25-Hydroxyvitamin D 3 [T005989]
Calderol [T005991]
Dedrogyl [T005992]
25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 [T005993]
Calcidiol [T005994]
Calcifediol, (3 beta,5E,7E)-Isomer [T361087]
Calcifediol, (3 alpha,5Z,7E)-Isomer [T361088]
Hidroferol [T588703]
25-Hydroxycholecalciferol Monohydrate [T845780]
Calcifediol Anhydrous [T845781]
Pharmacological Actions
Preferred Concept
Scope Note
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.
CAS Registry Number
CAS Name: 9,10-Secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-triene-3,25-diol, (3beta,5Z,7E)-
CAS Registry Number: P6YZ13C99Q
Other Concepts
Annotation
deficiency: coordinate CALCIFEDIOL /defic (IM) with VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY (IM)
History note
83
Public Note
83
Record number
D002112
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