Ergocalciferol

Known as: Oleovitamin D2, Ercalciol, Viosterol 
A form of vitamin D that helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth. It is fat-soluble (can dissolve in fats and oils… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Ergocalciferol (vitamin D(2)) supplementation plays a role in fall prevention, but the effect in patients living in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Two reports suggested that vitamin D2 is less effective than vitamin D3 in maintaining vitamin D status. OBJECTIVE Our… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The most widely used indicator of vitamin D status is the measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] in either serum or plasma… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency are very common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The effect of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Supplemental vitamin D is available in 2 distinct forms: ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
CONTEXT Falls among elderly individuals occur frequently, increase with age, and lead to substantial morbidity and mortality. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Vitamins D(2) and D(3) are generally considered to be equivalent in humans. Nevertheless, physicians commonly report equivocal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The active form of vitamin D (1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol) is a potent immune system regulator. Treating mice with 1, 25… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
It has been previously shown that the level of circulating undercarboxylated osteocalcin (ucOC) is elevated in elderly women in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The comparison of equilibrium and disequilibrium assay conditions for ergocalciferol, cholecalciferol and their major metabolites… (More)
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