Ilkka Laaksi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D fortification as public health policy: significant improvement in vitamin D status in young Finnish men
    I T Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1035-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint An association of serum vitamin D concentrations < 40 nmol/L with acute respiratory tract infection in young Finnish men
    Ilkka Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:714-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D and respiratory infection in adults
    Ilkka Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Medisiinarinkatu 3, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:90-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired motor performance in mice lacking neurosteroid vitamin D receptors
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere 33014, Finland
    Brain Res Bull 64:25-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormal behavioral organization of grooming in mice lacking the vitamin D receptor gene
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Neurogenet 19:1-24. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 is an active hormone in human primary prostatic stromal cells
    Yan Ru Lou
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, FIN 33014, University of Tampere, Finland
    FASEB J 18:332-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased anxiety in mice lacking vitamin D receptor gene
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:1271-4. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiproliferative action of vitamin D
    Timo Ylikomi
    Graduate School of Biomedicine, Department of Cell Biology, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Vitam Horm 64:357-406. 2002

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D fortification as public health policy: significant improvement in vitamin D status in young Finnish men
    I T Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1035-8. 2006
    ..In Finland, after the recommendation by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, vitamin D has been added to liquid milk products and margarines from February 2003...
  2. ncbi request reprint An association of serum vitamin D concentrations < 40 nmol/L with acute respiratory tract infection in young Finnish men
    Ilkka Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:714-7. 2007
    ..The data suggest that differences in the ability of human populations to produce vitamin D may contribute to susceptibility to microbial infection...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D and respiratory infection in adults
    Ilkka Laaksi
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Medisiinarinkatu 3, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:90-7. 2012
    ..There is also some evidence of the prevention of infections by vitamin D supplementation. Randomised controlled trials are warranted to explore this preventive effect...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impaired motor performance in mice lacking neurosteroid vitamin D receptors
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere 33014, Finland
    Brain Res Bull 64:25-9. 2004
    ..This study confirms the important role of the vitamin D system in motor functions and suggests that animal genetic models targeting the vitamin D/VDR system may be a useful tool to study vitamin D-related motor/behavioural disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abnormal behavioral organization of grooming in mice lacking the vitamin D receptor gene
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Neurogenet 19:1-24. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that a neurosteroid vitamin D and VDR may play an important role in controlling sequencing of grooming in mice, and further confirm the important role of the vitamin D system and VDR in the regulation of behavior...
  6. ncbi request reprint 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 is an active hormone in human primary prostatic stromal cells
    Yan Ru Lou
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, FIN 33014, University of Tampere, Finland
    FASEB J 18:332-4. 2004
    ..Altogether our results suggest that 25OHD3 at a high but physiological concentration acts as an active hormone with respect to vitamin D3 responsive gene regulation and suppression of cell proliferation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased anxiety in mice lacking vitamin D receptor gene
    Allan V Kalueff
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:1271-4. 2004
    ..These studies suggest that vitamin D and its receptors are an important factor in the brain, whose imbalance may significantly affect emotional behaviour...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiproliferative action of vitamin D
    Timo Ylikomi
    Graduate School of Biomedicine, Department of Cell Biology, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Vitam Horm 64:357-406. 2002
    ..In the present review we discuss the mechanisms whereby vitamin D regulates cell proliferation and whether it could be used in prevention and treatment of hyperproliferative disorders like cancers...