Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene and the risk of calcium nephrolithiasis in children.


Ozkaya O., Soylemezoglu O., Misirlioglu M., Gonen S., Buyan N., Hasanoglu E.

European urology, vol.44, no.1, pp.150-4, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0302-2838(03)00206-9
  • Journal Name: European urology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-4
  • Keywords: vitamin D receptor, gene, ApaI, BsmI, TaqI, calcium, nephrolithiasis, children, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, CHRONIC-RENAL-FAILURE, PROSTATE-CANCER, 1,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN-D, ASSOCIATION, ETIOLOGY, TURNOVER, GENOTYPE, DISEASE, MASS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Polymorphism in the Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) gene has recently been reported to be associated with calcium metabolism disorders. This study was conducted to investigate the association of VDR gene polymorphism with the risk of calcium nephrolithiasis.