Wednesday 21 April 2004
The active form of vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3)[1,25(OH)(2)D(3)] is a secosteroid hormone that regulates calcium and bone metabolism, controls cell proliferation and differentiation, and exerts immunoregulatory activities.
vitamin D receptor (VDR) (MIM.601769)
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