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Contact: Nick Zagorski
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bile Acids Mimic Vitamin D

Caption: Derivatives of lithocholic acid can activate the same receptor as calcitriol, the active form of vitamin D, without affecting blood calcium levels

Credit: Journal of Lipid Research

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