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Alfacalcidol

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 1α-Hydroxycholecalciferol, 1α-Hydroxyvitamin D3, Alfacalcidol

  • CAS Number 41294-56-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C27H44O2

  • Molecular Weight 400.64

  •  MDL number MFCD00868328

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329770599

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, EP Standards, EP Standards A - B, Pharmacopeia & Metrological Institutes Standards More...
Quality Level   100
biological source   synthetic
grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
Agency/Method   EP
form   neat
mfr. no.   EDQM
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)[C@H]1CC[C@H]2\C(CCC[C@]12C)=C\C=C3\C[C@@H](O)C[C@H](O)C3=C
InChI   1S/C27H44O2/c1-18(2)8-6-9-19(3)24-13-14-25-21(10-7-15-27(24,25)5)11-12-22-16-23(28)17-26(29)20(22)4/h11-12,18-19,23-26,28-29H,4,6-10,13-17H2,1-3,5H3/b21-11+,22-12-/t19-,23-,24-,25+,26+,27-/m1/s1
InChI key   OFHCOWSQAMBJIW-AVJTYSNKSA-N
Gene Information   human ... VDR(7421)

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the authority of the issuing pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing pharmacopoeia. Alfacalcidol is an active metabolite of vitamin D, used as a vitamin supplement due to it longer half-life. It is found to be effective in regulating calcium balance/bone metabolism.

Application

Alfacalcidol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in bulk and tablet dosage forms using spectrophotometric technique.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Synthetic vitamin D3 analog that is metabolized to 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol. Inhibits bone resorption and stimulates bone formation. Supresses parathyroid hormone secretion by bovine parathyroid cells.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 5 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference subtance catalogue.

Caution

Please find SDS provided by EDQM here..

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGI
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

LC/MS/MS Analysis of Vitamin D Metabolites on Ascentis® Express F5 (Monitored Ions)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents LC/MS/MS Analysis of Vitamin D Metabolites on Ascentis® Express F5 (Monitored Ions)
Keywords: Chromatography, Clinical, High performance liquid chromatography, Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass spectrometry, Solvents, Vitamins

LC/MS/MS Analysis of Vitamin D Metabolites on Ascentis® Express F5

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents LC/MS/MS Analysis of Vitamin D Metabolites on Ascentis® Express F5
Keywords: Chromatography, Clinical, High performance liquid chromatography, Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass spectrometry, Metabolites, Solvents, Vitamins

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