J H Soares et al.
Poultry science, 74(12), 1919-1934 (1995-12-01)
Vitamin D is a complex of secosteroids that must undergo metabolic alterations to reach optimal biological activity. The parent compounds 1) ergocalciferol (D2) and 2) cholecalciferol (D3) can be synthesized in the leaves of many plants or in the skin...
Antrison Morris et al.
Poultry science, 93(8), 1951-1956 (2014-06-17)
Three experiments were conducted to study the effects of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol supplementation on BW gain, IL-1β, and 1α-hydroxylase mRNA expression in different organs of broiler chickens following a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) injection. In experiment I, birds were fed a basal diet supplemented...
Maria Samefors et al.
European journal of endocrinology, 170(5), 667-675 (2014-02-13)
Institutionalised elderly people at northern latitudes may be at elevated risk for vitamin D deficiency. In addition to osteoporosis-related disorders, vitamin D deficiency may influence several medical conditions conferring an increased mortality risk. The aim of this study was to...
Development and validation of an LC--MS/MS based method for quantification of 25 hydroxyvitamin D2 and 25 hydroxyvitamin D3 in human serum and plasma
Zhang SW, et al.
Journal of Chromatography. B, Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 961(1), 62-70 (2014)
Uttam Garg et al.
Journal of clinical laboratory analysis, 26(5), 349-357 (2012-09-25)
Vitamin D plays a vital role not only in bone health but also in pathophysiology of many other body functions. In recent years, there has been significant increase in testing of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OH vitamin D), a marker of vitamin...