Effect of age, gender and calciotropic hormones on the relationship between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and bone mineral density Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone Density
  • Genotype
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Receptors, Calcitriol
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

abstract

  • In the Lebanese, the relationship between VDR polymorphisms and BMD differs by age. Survival does not seem to differ by VDR genotype. However, further studies are needed to assess the effect of VDR gene polymorphisms on mortality per se and time to mortality, not evaluated in this study.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ejcn.2010.5

PubMed ID

  • 20145667

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 383

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 64

number

  • 4