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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… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Vitamin D may modify risk for cardiometabolic outcomes (type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or cardiovascular disease… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Vitamin D and calcium may affect the cardiovascular system independently and interactively. PURPOSE To assess… Expand
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The major sources of vitamin D for most humans are casual exposure of the skin to solar ultraviolet B (UVB; 290-315 nm) radiation… Expand
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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… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
CONTEXT The role and dose of oral vitamin D supplementation in nonvertebral fracture prevention have not been well established… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In all species tested, except humans, biological differences between vitamins D2 and D3 are accepted as fact. To test the… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
SUMMARY: Screening tests indicated that Gram positive bacteria are inhibited by long chain fatty acids. No inhibition was… Expand