Vitamin D represses rhinovirus replication in cystic fibrosis cells by inducing LL-37.


Vitamin D has immunomodulatory properties in the defence against pathogens. Its insufficiency is a widespread feature of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, which are repeatedly suffering from rhinovirus (RV)-induced pulmonary exacerbations.To investigate whether vitamin D has antiviral activity, primary bronchial epithelial cells from CF children were pre… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00665-2015


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