1Alpha, 25 dihydroxyvitamin D3-dependent up-regulation of calcium-binding proteins in motoneuron cells.


Our understanding of selective neuronal vulnerability as well as etiopathogenesis of sporadic neurodegenerative diseases is extremely limited. In ALS, altered calcium homeostasis appears to contribute significantly to selective neuronal injury. Further in ALS, the absence of calcium binding proteins (calbindin-D28K, parvalbumin, and calretinin) correlates… (More)


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