OBO ID: CHEBI:4712
Term Name: doxercalciferol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (1S,3R,5Z,7E,22E)-9,10-secoergosta-5,7,10,22-tetraene-1,3-diol
  • 1alpha-hydroxyergocalciferol
  • 1alpha-hydroxyvitamin D2
  • doxercalciferol
  • doxercalciferolum
  • Hectorol
Definition: A hydroxy seco-steroid and synthetic vitamin D2 analogue that undergoes metabolic activation in vivo to form 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D2 (1alpha,25-(OH)2D2), a naturally occurring, biologically active form of vitamin D2. It is used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism, a condition in which the body produces excess parathyroid hormone (PTH; a natural substance needed to control the amount of calcium in the blood) in certain people with chronic kidney disease.
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Ontology: Chebi
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