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Vitamins, 3. Vitamin D

  1. Ludvik Labler (retired)

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o27_o06

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Labler, L. 2011. Vitamins, 3. Vitamin D. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.History
3.Structure and Nomenclature
4.Chemical and Physical Properties
5.Biosynthesis and Occurrence
5.1.Biosynthesis
5.2.Occurrence
6.Vitamin D Requirements
7.Pharmacological Effects and Uses
7.1.Calcium Homeostasis and Disorders of Calcium Metabolism
7.2.Further Activities
8.Synthesis
8.1.Synthesis of Vitamin D3 and D2
8.2.Synthesis of Calcitriol
9.Assays for Vitamin D and Metabolites
10.Trade Names and Economic Aspects