Shedding new light on female fertility: The role of vitamin D

@article{Muscogiuri2017SheddingNL,
  title={Shedding new light on female fertility: The role of vitamin D},
  author={Giovanna Muscogiuri and Barbara Altieri and Cristina de Angelis and Stefano Palomba and Rosario Pivonello and Annamaria Colao and Francesco Orio},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={273-283}
}
In the last decades several studies suggested that vitamin D is involved in the modulation of the reproductive process in women due to the expression of VDR and 1α-hydroxylase in reproductive tissues such as ovary, uterus, placenta, pituitary and hypothalamus. Vitamin D has also a role in the regulation of sex hormone steroidogenesis. Increasing evidence suggests that vitamin D might have a regulatory role in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-associated symptoms, including ovulatory dysfunction… Expand
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