OBO ID: CHEBI:31186
Term Name: alfacalcidol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (1S,3R,5Z,7E)-9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10-triene-1,3-diol
  • (5Z,7E)-9,10-seco-5,7,10(19)-cholestatrien-1alpha,3beta-diol
  • 1alpha-hydroxy-vitamin D3
  • 1alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol
  • 1alpha-hydroxyvitamin D3
  • 9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-triene-1alpha,3beta-diol
  • alfacalcidol
  • alfacalcidolum
  • Alsiodol
Definition: A member of the class of D3 vitamins that is calciol in which the hydrogen at the 1alpha position is replaced by a hydroxy group. It is an active metabolite of cholecalciferol, which performs important functions in regulation of the calcium balance and the bone metabolism.
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Ontology: Chebi
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