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Catalog No. V09118
Name Paricalcitol-d6
Synonyms Zemplar-d6; 19-nor-1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D2-d6; 1α,25-Dihydroxy-19-nor-vitamin D2-d6
CAS No. 131918-61-1 (Unlabeled)
Purity 99+%
Mol. Weight 422.67
Storage -20°C Freezer
Appearance White solid
MSDS Inquire



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Deuterium Labelled Paricalcitol. Synthetic analog of vitamin D. 1,25-Dihydroxy vitamin D2 is a potent agonist of the vitamin D receptor. Paricalcitol is a synthetic 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D2 analog. As vitamin D deficiency, associated with chronic kidney disease, leads to an increase in parathyroid hormone (secondary hyperparathyroidism), paricalcitol is used in renal patients to block parathyroid hormone overproduction. Vitamin D deficiency is also a risk factor in cancer, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes, and paricalcitol may have applications in those contexts as well.


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