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Calcitriol

"Calcitriol" 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.

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The physiologically active form of vitamin D. It is formed primarily in the kidney by enzymatic hydroxylation of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (CALCIFEDIOL). Its production is stimulated by low blood calcium levels and parathyroid hormone. Calcitriol increases intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphorus, and in concert with parathyroid hormone increases bone resorption.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Calcitriol" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Calcitriol" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1993 and 2013 and 2015 and 2017
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