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Vitamin D metabolic pathway genes and risk of multiple sclerosis in Canadians.

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BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is determined by interactions between genes and environment and the influence of vitamin D adequacy has been proposed. Previous studies have shown that serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels are genetically influenced. Polymorphisms in vitamin D pathway genes are candidates for association with MS susceptibility. METHODS: MS patients (n=1364) and their unaffected first-degree relatives (n=1661) were ascertained through the Canadian Collaborative study....

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10.1016/j.jns.2011.02.032

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Journal:
Journal of the neurological sciences
Volume:
305
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
116-120
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1878-5883
ISSN:
0022-510X
Source identifiers:
127199

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