OBO ID: CHEBI:27300
Term Name: vitamin D Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • D vitamins
  • vitamin D vitamer
  • vitamin D vitamers
  • vitamin Ds
  • vitamins D
Definition: Any member of a group of fat-soluble hydroxy seco-steroids that exhibit biological activity against vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D can be obtained from sun exposure, food and supplements and is biologically inactive and converted into the biologically active calcitriol via double hydroxylation in the body.
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Ontology: Chebi
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