"Ergocalciferols" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Derivatives of ERGOSTEROL formed by ULTRAVIOLET RAYS breaking of the C9-C10 bond. They differ from CHOLECALCIFEROL in having a double bond between C22 and C23 and a methyl group at C24.
|Vitamin D 2
- Vitamin D 2
- Vitamin D2
- D2, Vitamin
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ergocalciferols" by people in Profiles.
Hollis BW, Wagner CL. Clinical review: The role of the parent compound vitamin D with respect to metabolism and function: Why clinical dose intervals can affect clinical outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Dec; 98(12):4619-28.
Wagner CL, McNeil RB, Johnson DD, Hulsey TC, Ebeling M, Robinson C, Hamilton SA, Hollis BW. Health characteristics and outcomes of two randomized vitamin D supplementation trials during pregnancy: a combined analysis. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2013 Jul; 136:313-20.
Johnson JL, Mistry VV, Vukovich MD, Hogie-Lorenzen T, Hollis BW, Specker BL. Bioavailability of vitamin D from fortified process cheese and effects on vitamin D status in the elderly. J Dairy Sci. 2005 Jul; 88(7):2295-301.
Hollis BW, Wagner CL. Vitamin D requirements during lactation: high-dose maternal supplementation as therapy to prevent hypovitaminosis D for both the mother and the nursing infant. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 12; 80(6 Suppl):1752S-8S.
Armas LA, Hollis BW, Heaney RP. Vitamin D2 is much less effective than vitamin D3 in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Nov; 89(11):5387-91.
Lark RK, Lester GE, Ontjes DA, Blackwood AD, Hollis BW, Hensler MM, Aris RM. Diminished and erratic absorption of ergocalciferol in adult cystic fibrosis patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Mar; 73(3):602-6.
Hollis BW. Comparison of commercially available (125)I-based RIA methods for the determination of circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Clin Chem. 2000 Oct; 46(10):1657-61.
Adams JS, Kantorovich V, Wu C, Javanbakht M, Hollis BW. Resolution of vitamin D insufficiency in osteopenic patients results in rapid recovery of bone mineral density. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1999 Aug; 84(8):2729-30.
Hollis BW, Lowery JW, Pittard WB, Guy DG, Hansen JW. Effect of age on the intestinal absorption of vitamin D3-palmitate and nonesterified vitamin D2 in the term human infant. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Apr; 81(4):1385-8.
Gloth FM, Smith CE, Hollis BW, Tobin JD. Functional improvement with vitamin D replenishment in a cohort of frail, vitamin D-deficient older people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1995 Nov; 43(11):1269-71.