Vitamin D

Vitamin D

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Vitamin D, a steroid hormone, has mainly been known for its effects on bone and osteoporosis. The current therapeutic practices expand into such markets as cancer research, pediatrics, nephrology, dermatology, immunology, and genetics. This 3e includes over 100 chapters covering everything from chemistry and metabolism to mechanisms of action, diagnosis and management, new analogs, and emerging therapies. This complete reference works is a must-have resource for anyone working in endocrinology, osteology, bone biology, or cancer research. *Most comprehensive, up-to-date two-volume set on Vitamin D *Initial chapters cover the chemistry and metabolism of vitamin D, role in mineralization, other target organs, and general physiological effects *Second volume is more clinically oriented addressing deficiency problems (including diagnosis, interactions in the endocrine system, and involvement in malignancies) *Further sections on emerging uses for treatments of auto-immune diseases and diabetes *New chapters on squamous cell cancer, brain cancer, thyroid cancer and many more *Over 600 illustrations and figures available on CDIn this equilibrium, the vitamin D3 form with the 6-s-trans triene structure is more stable than the previtamin form. ... TX522 TX527 FIGURE 76.3 Effect of 1, 25(OH) 2D3 and 14-epi analogs TX 522 and TX 527 on the interaction VDR-SRC-1.

Title:Vitamin D
Author:David Feldman, J. Wesley Pike, John S. Adams
Publisher:Academic Press - 2011-05-12


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