Regulation of cellular growth by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-mediated growth factor expression

Timothy D. Veenstra, Mark R. Pittelkow, Rajiv Kumar

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Abstract

Although the primary function of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3] is the regulation of calcium and phosphorus metabolism, it also regulates the growth and differentiation of several different cell types. Recent work suggests that 1,25(OH)2D3 regulates cellular growth by altering the synthesis of growth factors and growth factor responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-39
Number of pages3
JournalNews in Physiological Sciences
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology

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