Document Type

Article

Version

Published Open Access

Publication Date

4-11-2014

Publication Title

PLOS One

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094500

Abstract

In recent years, vitamin D has been shown to possess a wide range of immunomodulatory effects. Although there is extensive amount of research on vitamin D, we lack a comprehensive understanding of the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency or the mechanism by which vitamin D regulates the human immune system. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of vitamin D deficiency and the relationship between vitamin D and the immune system in healthy individuals.

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Published Citation

Ritterhouse, L. L., Lu, R., Shaw, H. B., Robertson, J. M., Fife, D. A., Maecker, H. T., …James, J. A. (2014). Vitamin D Deficiency in a Multiethnic Healthy Control Cohort and Altered Immune Response in Vitamin D Deficient European-American Healthy Controls. PLOS One, 9(4), e94500.

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