calcitriol
(= 1a, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3.)
The form of vitamin D3 that is biologically active in intestinal transport and calcium resorption by bone.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Calcitriol — Systematic (IUPAC) name (1R,3S) 5 [2 [(1R,3aR,7aS) 1 [(2R) 6 hydroxy 6 methyl heptan 2 yl] 7a methyl 2,3,3a,5,6,7 hexahydro 1H inden 4 ylidene]ethylidene] 4 methylidene cyclohexane 1,3 diol …   Wikipedia

  • Calcitriol — Structure du calcitriol Général Nom IUPAC (1R,3S) 5 [2 [(1R,3aR,7aS) 1 [(2R) 6 hydroxy 6 méthyl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Calcitriol — El calcitriol (DCI) o 1 alpha,25 dihidroxicolecalciferol (abeviado1,25 (OH)2D3) es la forma activa de la vitamina D que se encuentra en el cuerpo (vitamina D3). Lo producen los riñones que hidrolizan del 25 hidroxicolecalciferol (25 OHD, o… …   Wikipedia Español

  • calcitriol — 1,25 dihidroxivitamina D3, forma activa de la vitamina D. Es necesaria para la síntesis de las proteínas que transportan el Ca++. estructura química [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/c/ca.htm#calcitriol] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos..… …   Diccionario médico

  • Calcitriol — ⇒ Calciferol …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Calcitriol — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Calcitriol Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • calcitriol — The active form of vitamin D. Calcitriol is formed in the kidneys or made in the laboratory. It is used as a drug to increase calcium levels in the body in order to treat skeletal and tissue related calcium deficiencies caused by kidney or… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • calcitriol — /kal si tree awl , ol /, n. 1. Biochem. a vitamin D compound, C27H44O3, occurring in humans as a hormone derived from cholesterol, that acts in the regulation and absorption of calcium. 2. Pharm. a preparation of this compound, used in the… …   Universalium

  • calcitriol — noun The active metabolite 1,25 dihydroxycholecalciferol of vitamin D3 that is involved in the absorption of calcium …   Wiktionary

  • calcitriol — 1α,25 Dihydroxycholecalciferol (thus, a 1,3,25 triol); formation of c. is the second step in the biological conversion of vitamin D3 to its active form; it is more potent than calcidiol. * * * cal·ci·tri·ol .kal sə trī .ȯl, .ōl n a… …   Medical dictionary

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