Vitamin D supplementation protects against bone loss following inhalant organic dust and lipopolysaccharide exposures in mice

@article{Dusad2015VitaminDS,
  title={Vitamin D supplementation protects against bone loss following inhalant organic dust and lipopolysaccharide exposures in mice},
  author={Anand Dusad and Geoffrey M. Thiele and Lynell Warren Klassen and Dong Wang and Michael J. Duryee and Ted R. Mikuls and Elizabeth B Staab and Todd A. Wyatt and William W. West and Stephen J Reynolds and Debra J Romberger and Jill A. Poole},
  journal={Immunologic Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={62},
  pages={46-59}
}
Abstract Systemic bone loss is associated with airway inflammatory diseases; yet, strategies to halt disease progression from inhalant exposures are not clear. Vitamin D might be a potentially protective approach against noxious respirable environmental exposures. We sought to determine whether vitamin D supplementation represents a viable lung- and bone-protective strategy following repetitive inhalant treatments with organic dust extract (ODE) or lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in mice. C57BL/5 mice… 

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