Influence of UVB exposure on the vitamin D status and calcium homoeostasis of growing sheep and goats.


The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVB) on vitamin D status, intestinal calcium absorption and bone metabolism in growing sheep and goats. The hypothesis was that growing sheep and goats are able to synthesise vitamin D within their skin as a result of UVB exposure and that respective… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12311