CHEBI:27300 - vitamin D

Main ChEBI Ontology Automatic Xrefs
ChEBI Name vitamin D
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27300
Definition Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble prohormones, which can be obtained from sun exposure, food and supplements. Vitamin D is biologically inactive and converted to the biologically active calcitriol via double hydroxylation in the body.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fat-soluble vitamin
Vitamins like A, D, E and K that dissolve in fats and are stored in body tissues. Unlike the water-soluble vitamins, these are stored in the body for long periods of time and generally pose a greater risk for toxicity when consumed in excess.
View more via ChEBI Ontology
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing vitamin D (CHEBI:27300) has role fat-soluble vitamin (CHEBI:24020)
vitamin D (CHEBI:27300) is a hydroxy seco-steroid (CHEBI:36853)
Incoming D3 vitamins (CHEBI:73558) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
dihydrotachysterol (CHEBI:4591) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
Doxercalciferol (CHEBI:4712) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
Previtamin D(3) (CHEBI:8403) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
Tacalcitol (CHEBI:32176) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
vitamin D2 (CHEBI:28934) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
vitamin D4 (CHEBI:33237) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
vitamin D5 (CHEBI:33279) is a vitamin D (CHEBI:27300)
Synonym Source
D vitamins ChEBI
Last Modified
29 May 2014