dihydrotachysterol


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Related to dihydrotachysterol: ergocalciferol

di·hy·dro·ta·chys·ter·ol

 (dī-hī′drō-tə-kĭs′tə-rôl′, -rōl′)
n. Abbr. DHT
A semisynthetic analog of vitamin D, C28H45OH, formerly prescribed in the treatment of hypocalcemia.
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Studies of calcium and phosphorous metabolism with special reference to pathogenesis and effects of dihydrotachysterol (AT 10) and Iron.
Davies, "Calcium metabolism in bone disease: effects of treatment with microcrystalline calcium hydroxyapatite compound and dihydrotachysterol," Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol.
Two studies (n=97) compared calcitriol with other vitamin D preparations of dihydrotachysterol or ergocalciferol and both found no significant differences in growth between preparations.

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