Bench to bedside review: Possible role of vitamin D in autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Jia2018BenchTB,
  title={Bench to bedside review: Possible role of vitamin D in autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Feiyong Jia and Ling Shan and Bing Wang and Honghua Li and Chunyue Miao and Zhida Xu and Ching-Po Lin and Khaled Saad},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2018},
  volume={260},
  pages={
          360-365
        }
}
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of dysfunctions in social interaction, communication, and behaviors. Studies have demonstrated that vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy and in individuals increased the risk of ASD. A genetic polymorphism study has pinpointed that genotype AA/A-allele of GC rs4588 in children is associated with ASD, which encodes the vitamin D binding protein. Translating the mentioned points into clinical practice, several clinical trials have demonstrated that… CONTINUE READING