Answering Exams

vitamin D is chemically know as_________ ?

vitamin D is chemically know as_________ ?

A. Retinol
B. Calciferol
C. Tocopherol
D. None of these.

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, found naturally in every few foods. The term vitamin D refers to a family of compounds that are derived from cholesterol. There are two major forms of vitamin D: vitamin D2, found in plants and better known as ergocalciferol (or calciferol), and vitamin D3, found in animal tissues and often referred to as cholecalciferol.

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