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Calcifediol

"Calcifediol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The major circulating metabolite of VITAMIN D3. It is produced in the LIVER and is the best indicator of the body's vitamin D stores. It is effective in the treatment of RICKETS and OSTEOMALACIA, both in azotemic and non-azotemic patients. Calcifediol also has mineralizing properties.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Calcifediol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Calcifediol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 103 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2012
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