The implication of vitamin D and autoimmunity: a comprehensive review.

@article{Yang2013TheIO,
  title={The implication of vitamin D and autoimmunity: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Chen-Yen Yang and Patrick S. C. Leung and Iannis E. Adamopoulos and M Eric Gershwin},
  journal={Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          217-26
        }
}
Historically, vitamin D has been associated with the regulation of bone metabolism. However, increasing evidence demonstrates a strong association between vitamin D signaling and many biological processes that regulate immune responses. The discovery of the vitamin D receptor in multiple immune cell lineages, such as monocytes, dendritic cells, and activated T cells credits vitamin D with a novel role in modulating immunological functions and its subsequent role in the development or prevention… CONTINUE READING