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Cholecalciferol

Known as: CC, Colecalciferol, d3 vitamin 
A steroid hormone produced in the skin when exposed to ultraviolet light or obtained from dietary sources. The active form of cholecalciferol, 1,25… 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Vitamin D has captured attention as an important determinant of bone health, but there is no common definition of optimal vitamin… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • M. Holick
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 2206411
Most humans depend on sun exposure to satisfy their requirements for vitamin D. Solar ultraviolet B photons are absorbed by 7… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • H. DeLuca
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 4232086
Vitamin D3 is a prohormone produced in skin through ultraviolet irradiation of 7-dehydrocholesterol. It is biologically inert and… 
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The cholecalciferol inputs required to achieve or maintain any given serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol concentration are… 
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Objective: To determine the effect of four monthly vitamin D supplementation on the rate of fractures in men and women… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
  • P. Lips
  • Endocrine reviews
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 41026985
Vitamin D deficiency is common in the elderly, especially in the housebound and in geriatric patients. The establishment of… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The ligand for osteoprotegerin has been identified, and it is a TNF-related cytokine that replaces the requirement for stromal… 
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The osteoblast is the bone-forming cell. The molecular basis of osteoblast-specific gene expression and differentiation is… 
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Sunlight has long been recognized as a major provider of vitamin D for humans; radiation in the UVB (290-315 nm) portion of the… 
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Review
1987
Review
1987
A cDNA encoding a protein that binds retinoic acid with high affinity has been cloned. The protein is homologous to the receptors…