dehydrocholesterol


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dehydrocholesterol

n. dehidrocolesterol, esterol presente en la piel que se convierte en vitamina D por la acción de rayos solares.
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Chromosonal SNP array, urine metabolic studies, copper studies, cholesterol studies, 7/8 dehydrocholesterol, creatine kinase, transferrin isoforms, APOC3, and very long chain fatty acids were found to be normal.
While the human body has the means to limit the synthesis of vitamin D after 10.000 IU to 20,000 IU of it has been produced via photo chemical conversion of 7 dehydrocholesterol, thereby preventing toxicity, (26) vitamin D toxicity in a highly supplemented state is not unheard of.
Kochevar, "7- Dehydrocholesterol enhances ultraviolet A-induced oxidative stress in keratinocytes: roles of NADPH oxidase, mitochondria, and lipid rafts," Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol.
Vitamin D or calciferol is an unsaponifiable heterolipid of the steroid group; it has two basic forms, [D.sub.2] (ergocalciferol) found in plants as a product from ultraviolet B radiation on ergosterol and [D.sub.3] which originates as dehydrocholesterol produced by ultraviolet B radiation, after becoming previtamin [D.sub.3].