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VITAMIN D IMMUNOMODULATORY EFFECT

@inproceedings{Stojnev2012VITAMINDI,
  title={VITAMIN D IMMUNOMODULATORY EFFECT},
  author={Slavica Stojnev},
  year={2012}
}
In addition to the classical role in the homeostasis of calcium and phosphorus, vitamin D shows a regulatory effect on a number of different cells, especially its anti-proliferative and pro-differential biological function. Through its own receptor in the immune cells, vitamin D increases the phagocytic activity of macrophages and NK cells. Also, by binding to the regulatory sequences of antimicrobial peptides genes, vitamin D increases the microbicidal activity of phagocytes. Inhibition of… Expand

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