Tagging long-lived individuals through vitamin-D receptor (VDR) haplotypes

@article{Laplana2010TaggingLI,
  title={Tagging long-lived individuals through vitamin-D receptor (VDR) haplotypes},
  author={Marina Laplana and Manuel S{\'a}nchez-de-la-Torre and Alicia Aguil{\'o} and I. Casado and M Flores and Ramon S{\'a}nchez-Pellicer and Joan Fibla},
  journal={Biogerontology},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={437-446}
}
Longevity is a complex phenomenon involving multiple environmental and biological factors. Genetic studies of longevity have focussed on DNA repair, oxidative damage correction and immune-related genes. Vitamin-D works by modulating mineral homeostasis and key physiological processes such as cell proliferation and immune response. Vitamin-D insufficiency has been largely considered a risk factor for life-limiting illnesses including cardiovascular and immune-related diseases and cancer. Vitamin… 

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