Vitamin D3 modulates T lymphocyte responses in hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant recipients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Aim of the present study was to investigate whether 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) (Vitamin D3) modulates T lymphocyte functions in patients transplanted for hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis. METHODS Sixteen patients and ten healthy subjects were investigated. T lymphocytes were activated in vitro in the presence or absence of Vitamin D3 and then the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dld.2011.08.010

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