Human prostatic urethra expresses vitamin D receptor and responds to vitamin D receptor ligation.

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BACKGROUND Chronic inflammation is now considered a determinant of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), promoting, together with the hormonal milieu, prostate overgrowth and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Prostatic urethra actively participates in determining progression of LUTS associated with BPH. AIM To investigate the expression of the vitamin D… (More)
DOI: 10.3275/6974

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@article{Comeglio2010HumanPU, title={Human prostatic urethra expresses vitamin D receptor and responds to vitamin D receptor ligation.}, author={Paolo Comeglio and Aravinda Krishnappa Chavalmane and Benedetta Fibbi and S. Filippi and Michela Marchetta and M. Marini and A. Morelli and Gerson Oliveira Penna and Linda Vignozzi and Gabriella Barbara Vannelli and L. Adorini and M. Maggi}, journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation}, year={2010}, volume={33 10}, pages={730-8} }