Effects of Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphisms on Susceptibility to Disease and Bone Mineral Density in Turkish Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus


Kocabaş A., KARAGÜZEL G., İmir N., Yavuzer U., Akcurin S.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.23, no.12, pp.1289-1297, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2010.203
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1289-1297

Abstract

Background: Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is regarded as one of the candidate genes for type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) susceptibility and of some genetic factors involved in the development of osteoporosis in this group.