Tag: Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D may be considered as a pro-hormone which is obtained from 2 distinct sources; to a lesser extent diet, but principally by synthesis in the epidermal layer of the skin after UV exposure.
The role of vitamin D in innate and adaptive immunity is critical. It has been shown that the redirection of human autoreactive T-cells upon interaction with dendritic cells can be modulated by an analog of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3
Our knowledge of the importance of vitamin D has grown rapidly in recent years, as its influences on different organ systems of the body have been studied...