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Vitamin D receptor may regulate proteins responsible for cell proliferation and migration and stress response

Posted on: August 30, 2014   by  Will Hunter


Research from Lipids in Health and Disease discovered that mice genetically bred to have no vitamin D receptors display different levels of key proteins involved in cell proliferation, cell adhesion and migration, stress response, and lipid transport compared to wild mice.

Vitamin D receptors are found throughout the body on nearly every tissue, but there is an especially high concentration of them the small and large intestines.

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