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1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3)

Wednesday 21 April 2004

The active form of vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3)[1,25(OH)(2)D(3)] is a secosteroid hormone that regulates calcium and bone metabolism, controls cell proliferation and differentiation, and exerts immunoregulatory activities.

Features

- vitamin D receptor (VDR) (MIM.601769)

References

- Mathieu C, Adorini L. The coming of age of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) analogs as immunomodulatory agents. Trends Mol Med. 2002 Apr;8(4):174-9. PMID: #11927275#