Antiproliferative effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 on breast cells: a mini review.

Abstract

The hormone 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25-(OH)2D3), the active form of vitamin D3, is an important regulator of calcium homeostasis, exerts antiproliferative effects on various cell systems and can induce differentiation in some kinds of hematopoietic cells. These effects are triggered by its receptor, vitamin D receptor (VDR), a phosphoprotein member of… (More)

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@article{Bortman2002AntiproliferativeEO, title={Antiproliferative effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 on breast cells: a mini review.}, author={P Bortman and Maria Aparecida Azevedo Koike Folgueira and Maria L{\'u}cia Hirata Katayama and Igor Moys{\'e}s Longo Snitcovsky and M. M. Brentani}, journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas}, year={2002}, volume={35 1}, pages={1-9} }