Vitamin D Council Glossary

# A B C D E F G H I J–K L M N O P R S T U V
JAK-STAT pathway
Rapid signal transduction (cell signaling) pathway used by a variety of cytokines and growth factors to alter gene expression.
World Health Organization disease classification ID for vascular disorders of intestine.
The most common type of skin cells, keratinocytes provide a barrier between the host and the environment. They prevent the entry of toxic substances from the environment and the loss of important constituents from the host.

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