Calcipotriol, is an antipsoriatic molecule derived from vitamin D (calcitriol); and like its parent, it has almost the same effect in the human body. However, unlike normal vitamin D, it does not affect calcium metabolism. The antipsoriatic effect was discovered during an osteoporosis study when, surprisingly, a patient’s psoriasis was cured.
Learn more about this molecule from CAS, the most authoritative and comprehensive source for chemical information.
Stay Ahead of the Chemistry Curve
Learn how ACS can help you stay ahead in the world of chemistry.