Tuesday, 24 August 2010

University of Oxford - Gene study supports link between vitamin D deficiency and disease

The extent to which vitamin D deficiency may increase susceptibility to a wide range of diseases is highlighted in a new study led by Oxford University.
Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin D interacts with our DNA – and identified over 200 genes directly influenced by vitamin D. The results are published in the journal Genome Research.

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