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The role of vitamin D in asthma.
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PMID:  22532985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Vitamin D metabolites are important immune-modulatory hormones and are able to suppress Th2-mediated allergic airway disease. Some genetic factors that may contribute to asthma are regulated by vitamin D, such as vitamin D receptor (VDR), human leukocyte antigen genes (HLA), human Toll-like receptors (TLR), matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), a disintegrin and metalloprotein-33 (ADAM-33), and poly(ADP-ribosyl) polymerase- 1 (PARP-1). Vitamin D has also been implicated in asthma through its effects on the obesity, bacillus Calmettee Guérin (BCG) vaccination and high vitamin D level, vitamin D supplement, checkpoint protein kinase 1 (Chk1), plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) and gamma delta T cells (gdT). Vitamin D plays a role in asthma and exerts its action through either genomic and/or non-genomic ways.
Authors:
Khanh vinh quoc Luong; Lan Thi Hoàng Nguyen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1522-9629     ISO Abbreviation:  Pulm Pharmacol Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715279     Medline TA:  Pulm Pharmacol Ther     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Vietnamese American Medical Research Foundation, Westminster, CA, USA. Lng2687765@aol.com
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