Role of Placental VDR Expression and Function in Common Late Pregnancy Disorders
AbstractVitamin D, besides its classical role in bone metabolism, plays a distinct role in multiple pathways of the feto-maternal unit. Calcitriol is the major active ligand of the nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR). The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is expressed in different uteroplacental parts and exerts a variety of functions in physiologic pregnancy. It regulates decidualisation and implantation, influences hormone secretion and placental immune modulations. This review highlights the role of the vitamin D receptor in physiologic and disturbed pregnancy, as preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, gestational diabetes and preterm birth. We discuss the existing literature regarding common VDR polymorphisms in these pregnancy disorders. View Full-Text
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Knabl, J.; Vattai, A.; Ye, Y.; Jueckstock, J.; Hutter, S.; Kainer, F.; Mahner, S.; Jeschke, U. Role of Placental VDR Expression and Function in Common Late Pregnancy Disorders. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2340.
Knabl J, Vattai A, Ye Y, Jueckstock J, Hutter S, Kainer F, Mahner S, Jeschke U. Role of Placental VDR Expression and Function in Common Late Pregnancy Disorders. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(11):2340.Chicago/Turabian Style
Knabl, Julia; Vattai, Aurelia; Ye, Yao; Jueckstock, Julia; Hutter, Stefan; Kainer, Franz; Mahner, Sven; Jeschke, Udo. 2017. "Role of Placental VDR Expression and Function in Common Late Pregnancy Disorders." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 11: 2340.
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