Vitamin D, neurosteroids and autism.


Vitamin D had been for a long time investigated for its effects on bone metabolism. Recently has been observed that the incidence of some neurodevelopmental disorders (including autism) increases hand in hand with vitamin D deficiency. Indeed, vitamin D was reported to modulate the biosynthesis of neurotransmitters and neurotrophic factors; moreover, its… (More)


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@article{Mov2017VitaminDN, title={Vitamin D, neurosteroids and autism.}, author={Ludmila M{\'a}{\vc}ov{\'a} and Marie Bi{\vc}{\'i}kov{\'a} and Daniela Ostatn{\'i}kov{\'a} and Martin Hill and Luboslav St{\'a}rka}, journal={Physiological research}, year={2017}, volume={66 Supplementum 3}, pages={S333-S340} }