About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 408723, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/408723
Research Article

Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms Predispose to Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Severity of the Disease in Polish Population

1Medical Biology Laboratory, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
2Liver Unit and Liver Research Laboratories, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
3Department of Neonatal Diseases, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
4Department of Clinical and Molecular Biochemistry, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Received 2 January 2012; Accepted 6 February 2012

Academic Editor: P. Gionchetti

Copyright © 2012 Agnieszka Kempińska-Podhorecka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [10 citations]

The following is the list of published articles that have cited the current article.

  • Yong-Qin Yu, Han-Qin Liu, Tan-Sheng Chen, Fang Zhou, and Qi-Jun Lv, “Human immunoglobulin for treatment of infection in patients with cirrhosis,” World Chinese Journal of Digestology, vol. 21, no. 23, pp. 2344–2348, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ming Zhu, and Lie-Ming Xu, “Relationship between vitamin D and chronic liver diseases,” World Chinese Journal of Digestology, vol. 21, no. 18, pp. 1714–1719, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Emina Halilbasic, Anna Baghdasaryan, and Michael Trauner, “Nuclear Receptors as Drug Targets in Cholestatic Liver Diseases,” Clinics in Liver Disease, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 161–189, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Caroline S. Stokes, Dietrich A. Volmer, Frank Gruenhage, and Frank Lammert, “Vitamin D in chronic liver disease,” Liver International, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 338–352, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Timoklia Orfanidou, Pietro Invernizzi, Dimitrios P. Bogdanos, and Marco Lenzi, “Vitamin D in autoimmune liver disease,” Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 535–545, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Nancy Agmon-Levin, Emanuel Theodor, and Ramit Maoz Segal, “Vitamin D in Systemic and Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases,” Clinical Reviews In Allergy & Immunology, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 256–266, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Khanh vinh quốc Lương, and Lan Thi Hoàng Nguyễn, “The Role of Vitamin D in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: Possible Genetic and Cell Signaling Mechanisms,” Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2013, pp. 1–12, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Xing Yao, Huazong Zeng, Guolei Zhang, Weimin Zhou, Qiang Yan, Licheng Dai, and Xiang Wang, “The associated ion between the VDR gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to hepatocellular carcinoma and the clinicopathological features in subjects infected with HBV,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Yuan-jun Li, Ya-wei Tang, Yong-quan Shi, Shuang Han, Jing-bo Wang, Xin-min Zhou, Yu Chen, Zhi-dan Wu, Zhe-yi Han, Ying Han, Kai-chun Wu, and Dai-ming Fan, “Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene and risk of primary biliary cirrhosis: A meta-analysis,” Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 706–715, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Cuiju Mo, Yu Lu, Yan Deng, Jian Wang, Li Xie, Taijie Li, Yu He, Xue Qin, and Shan Li, “Lack of association between vitamin D receptor gene ApaI, BsmI, and TaqI polymorphisms and primary biliary cirrhosis risk: a meta-analysis,” Tumor Biology, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar