OBO ID: CHEBI:73558
Term Name: D3 vitamins Search Ontology:
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  • D3 vitamin
  • vitamin D3s
Definition: A vitamin D that is calciol or its hydroxylated metabolites calcidiol and calcitriol. Calciol (also known as vitamin D3) acts as a hormone precursor, being hydroxylated in the liver to calcidiol (25-hydroxyvitamin D3), which is then further hydroxylated in the kidney to give calcitriol (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3), the active hormone.
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