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Relationship of vitamin D status to adult lung function and COPD.

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BACKGROUND: There is considerable interest in the possible role of vitamin D in respiratory disease, but only one population-based study has reported associations with lung function. METHODS: The cross-sectional relationships of total dietary vitamin D intake, serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) concentrations and three vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms (Apa1, Fok1 and Cdx2) with lung function and spirometrically-defined chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were investigated in ...

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10.1136/thx.2010.155234

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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
66
Issue:
8
Pages:
692-698
Publication date:
2011-08-01
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Source identifiers:
167670

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