VDR

Summary

Gene Symbol: VDR
Description: vitamin D receptor
Alias: NR1I1, PPP1R163, vitamin D3 receptor, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 receptor, nuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 1, protein phosphatase 1, regulatory subunit 163, vitamin D (1,25- dihydroxyvitamin D3) receptor, vitamin D nuclear receptor variant 1
Species: human

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Distribution of the vitamin D receptor and 1 alpha-hydroxylase in human brain
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 29:21-30. 2005
  2. doi Association study on two vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and vitamin D metabolites in multiple sclerosis
    Joost Smolders
    School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:515-20. 2009
  3. ncbi Genetics and biology of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms
    Andre G Uitterlinden
    Genetic Laboratory, Room Ee575, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gene 338:143-56. 2004
  4. pmc Vitamin D and human health: lessons from vitamin D receptor null mice
    Roger Bouillon
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Endocrinology, Herestraat 49, O and N 1 bus 902, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Endocr Rev 29:726-76. 2008
  5. doi Review and meta-analysis on vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and cancer risk
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 30:1170-80. 2009
  6. pmc Convergence of IL-1beta and VDR activation pathways in human TLR2/1-induced antimicrobial responses
    Philip T Liu
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5810. 2009
  7. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and haplotypes and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Sascha Abbas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R31. 2008
  8. doi Vitamin D receptor (VDR)-mediated actions of 1α,25(OH)₂vitamin D₃: genomic and non-genomic mechanisms
    Mark R Haussler
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25:543-59. 2011
  9. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic meta-analysis
    Yong Heng Bai
    Wenzhou Key Laboratory of Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325000, Zhejiang Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 18:1672-9. 2012
  10. ncbi Meta-analysis of molecular association studies: vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and BMD as a case study
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 19:419-28. 2004

Research Grants

  1. The effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 on the tumorigenesis of lung squamous cell carcinoma
    SARAH ANNE MAZZILLI; Fiscal Year: 2012
  2. New drug VS-110 for treating inflammatory bowel diseases
    Jinshyun Ruth Wu-Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Vitamin D in Prostate Cancer: Tumor Vasculature Effects
    Candace S Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
  4. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR AND REGULATION OF HORMONE RESPONSE
    David Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. John M Brehm; Fiscal Year: 2015
  6. Diet by Gene Interactions Affecting Calcium and Bone Metabolism
    James C Fleet; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Vitamin D Receptor-Cofactor Interactions as Targets for Novel Drug Discovery
    John Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
  8. Bandana Chatterjee; Fiscal Year: 2016
  9. Novel Risk Factors For Hypertension
    John P Forman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Peter W Jurutka; Fiscal Year: 2014

Detail Information

Publications408 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Distribution of the vitamin D receptor and 1 alpha-hydroxylase in human brain
    Darryl W Eyles
    Queensland Centre for Schizophrenia Research, The Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, QLD 4076, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 29:21-30. 2005
    ..This paper reports, for the first time, the distribution of the 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 receptor (VDR), and 1alpha-hydroxylase (1alpha-OHase), the enzyme responsible for the formation of the active vitamin in the ..
  2. doi Association study on two vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and vitamin D metabolites in multiple sclerosis
    Joost Smolders
    School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:515-20. 2009
    An association of two single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene, Apal (rs7975232) and Taql (rs731236), with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been reported in a Caucasian population...
  3. ncbi Genetics and biology of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms
    Andre G Uitterlinden
    Genetic Laboratory, Room Ee575, Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gene 338:143-56. 2004
    ..Recent studies have indicated many polymorphisms to exist in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene, but the influence of VDR gene polymorphisms on VDR protein function and signaling is largely unknown...
  4. pmc Vitamin D and human health: lessons from vitamin D receptor null mice
    Roger Bouillon
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Endocrinology, Herestraat 49, O and N 1 bus 902, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Endocr Rev 29:726-76. 2008
    ..can now be better evaluated by critical analysis of mice with engineered deletion of the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  5. doi Review and meta-analysis on vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and cancer risk
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy
    Carcinogenesis 30:1170-80. 2009
    It was suggested that vitamin D levels influence cancer development. The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a crucial mediator for the cellular effects of vitamin D...
  6. pmc Convergence of IL-1beta and VDR activation pathways in human TLR2/1-induced antimicrobial responses
    Philip T Liu
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5810. 2009
    ..induction of the defensin beta 4 gene (DEFB4), requiring convergence of the IL-1beta and vitamin D receptor (VDR) pathways...
  7. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and haplotypes and postmenopausal breast cancer risk
    Sascha Abbas
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 10:R31. 2008
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) genotypes may influence breast cancer risk by altering potential anticarcinogenic effects of vitamin D, but epidemiological studies have been inconsistent...
  8. doi Vitamin D receptor (VDR)-mediated actions of 1α,25(OH)₂vitamin D₃: genomic and non-genomic mechanisms
    Mark R Haussler
    Department of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 25:543-59. 2011
    ..1α,25(OH)₂vitamin D₃ (1α,25(OH)₂D₃) initiates biological responses via binding to the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  9. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic meta-analysis
    Yong Heng Bai
    Wenzhou Key Laboratory of Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325000, Zhejiang Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 18:1672-9. 2012
    To investigate the relationship between polymorphisms present in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and colorectal cancer risk, a systematic meta-analysis of population-based studies was performed.
  10. ncbi Meta-analysis of molecular association studies: vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and BMD as a case study
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 19:419-28. 2004
    ..This study performed a meta-analysis of the association of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and BMD. We also highlight methodological issues that need to be resolved.
  11. ncbi Ethnic-specific genetic associations with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Julio C Delgado
    Center for Blood Research and Departments of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1463-8. 2002
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  12. ncbi Associations between vitamin D, vitamin D receptor gene and the androgen receptor gene with colon and rectal cancer
    Martha L Slattery
    University of Utah, Health Research Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3140-6. 2006
    The transcriptional activity of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is regulated, at least in part, by the androgen receptor (AR) gene...
  13. ncbi Association between vitamin D receptor polymorphism and type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Jee Young Oh
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Metabolism 51:356-9. 2002
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphism influences susceptibility to type 1 diabetes, but the association with type 2 diabetes is not clear...
  14. pmc Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, lead, and genetic susceptibility: polymorphisms in the delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase and vitamin D receptor genes
    Freya Kamel
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1335-9. 2003
    ..Polymorphisms in the genes for delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) and the vitamin D receptor (VDR) may affect susceptibility to lead exposure...
  15. ncbi Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, and breast cancer risk in a multiethnic population
    Esther M John
    Northern California Cancer Center, Fremont, CA 94538, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1409-19. 2007
    ..associations of breast cancer with sun exposure, the principal source of vitamin D, and vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) polymorphisms (FokI, TaqI, BglI) in a population-based case-control study of Hispanic, African-American, and non-..
  16. doi Meta-analyses of vitamin D intake, 25-hydroxyvitamin D status, vitamin D receptor polymorphisms, and colorectal cancer risk
    Mathilde Touvier
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:1003-16. 2011
    ..We also aimed at conducting meta-analysis of all studies on CRC and vitamin D receptor (VDR) single-nucleotide polymorphisms.
  17. doi BsmI but not FokI polymorphism of VDR gene is contributed in breast cancer
    Shirin Shahbazi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Med Oncol 30:393. 2013
    ..The effects of vitamin D are mediated via the vitamin D receptor (VDR) which is encoded by VDR gene...
  18. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and prognosis of breast cancer among African-American and Hispanic women
    Dhruva K Mishra
    Division of Cancer Research and Training, Center to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities, Department of Internal Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e57967. 2013
    Vitamin D plays a role in cancer development and acts through the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  19. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and hepatocellular carcinoma in alcoholic cirrhosis
    Edmondo Falleti
    Laboratory Medicine, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3016-24. 2010
    To assess the relationship between vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and the presence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
  20. doi Vitamin D metabolic pathway genes and risk of multiple sclerosis in Canadians
    Sarah Michelle Orton
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Neurol Sci 305:116-20. 2011
    ..Previous studies have shown that serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels are genetically influenced. Polymorphisms in vitamin D pathway genes are candidates for association with MS susceptibility...
  21. doi Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and the risk of acute lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Infect Dis 197:676-80. 2008
    To investigate associations of 2 vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRI), we compared 56 young children hospitalized with ALRI and 64 children without a history of ALRI...
  22. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinase-3 and vitamin d receptor genetic polymorphisms, and their interactions with occupational exposure in lumbar disc degeneration
    Han Yan Yuan
    Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    J Occup Health 52:23-30. 2010
    ..To investigate the occupational and genetic risk factors inducing lumbar disc degeneration in a Chinese population, and to explore their synergistic interactions...
  23. ncbi Correlation of vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) polymorphism with osteoporotic changes in Polish postmenopausal women
    Agnieszka Seremak-Mrozikiewicz
    Division of Perinatology and Women s Diseases, Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 30:540-6. 2009
    ..Much attention to the polymorphic variants of vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene was paid...
  24. ncbi Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism is associated with Graves' disease in the Japanese population
    Y Ban
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Showa University School of Medicine, 1 5 8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa, Tokyo 142 8666, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 85:4639-43. 2000
    ..We recently described the association of GD with the vitamin D receptor (VDR) exon 2 initiation codon (VDR-FOK:I) polymorphism...
  25. ncbi Vitamin D receptor polymorphism and the risk of colorectal adenomas: evidence of interaction with dietary vitamin D and calcium
    H S Kim
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Cancer Prevention Research Program, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:869-74. 2001
    ..a role in the etiology of colorectal adenomas, possibly through a mechanism mediated by the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  26. pmc Genetic variation in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and the vitamin D-binding protein (GC) and risk for colorectal cancer: results from the Colon Cancer Family Registry
    Jenny N Poynter
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:525-36. 2010
    ..In this analysis, we did a comprehensive evaluation of common variants in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and the vitamin D-binding protein (GC; group-specific component) genes using a population-based case-unaffected ..
  27. doi Metagenomic study of single-nucleotide polymorphism within candidate genes associated with type 2 diabetes in an Indian population
    P N Mukhopadhyaya
    Medical Genetics Division, geneOmbio Technologies, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra, India
    Genet Mol Res 9:2060-8. 2010
    ..The genes and their corresponding single-nucleotide polymorphisms that we screened were VDR (rs 731236 and rs 1544410), IL-6 (rs 1800795), TCF7L2 (rs 7903146) and TNF-α (rs 1800629)...
  28. ncbi Associations between polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor and breast cancer risk
    Wendy Y Chen
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2335-9. 2005
    ..The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a crucial mediator for the cellular effects of vitamin D and additionally interacts with other cell-signaling ..
  29. pmc Vitamin D pathway gene polymorphisms, diet, and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: a nested case-control study
    Marjorie L McCullough
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R9. 2007
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms have been inconsistently associated with breast cancer risk...
  30. doi Association of the polymorphisms of vitamin D receptor and aggrecan genes with degenerative disc disease
    Betul Eser
    Department of Medical Genetic, Faculty of Meram Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 14:313-7. 2010
    The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the polymorphisms of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and aggrecan genes and degenerative disc disease in young Turkish patients...
  31. pmc Functional significance of vitamin D receptor FokI polymorphism in human breast cancer cells
    Fatouma Alimirah
    Division of Cancer Biology, IIT Research Institute, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16024. 2011
    The FokI vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphism results in different translation initiation sites on VDR...
  32. pmc Cloning and expression of full-length cDNA encoding human vitamin D receptor
    A R Baker
    California Biotechnology Inc, Mountain View 94043
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 85:3294-8. 1988
    ..Sequence comparisons demonstrate that the vitamin D receptor belongs to the steroid-receptor gene family and is closest in size and sequence to another member of this family, the thyroid hormone receptor...
  33. ncbi Plasma 25-hydroxy vitamin D concentrations, vitamin D receptor genotype and breast cancer risk in a UK Caucasian population
    Lorraine C Lowe
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Eur J Cancer 41:1164-9. 2005
    Low levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) and polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) have been found separately to increase risk of breast cancer...
  34. pmc Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and breast cancer risk in a large population-based case-control study of Caucasian and African-American women
    Britton Trabert
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Fairview Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:R84. 2007
    The involvement of vitamin D receptor (VDR), which is a key mediator in the vitamin D pathway, in breast cancer etiology has long been of interest.
  35. ncbi Vitamin D receptor as an intestinal bile acid sensor
    Makoto Makishima
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9050, USA
    Science 296:1313-6. 2002
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) mediates the effects of the calcemic hormone 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3]...
  36. ncbi Genetic variation in the human vitamin D receptor is associated with muscle strength, fat mass and body weight in Swedish women
    Elin Grundberg
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, SE 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:323-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the poly adenosine (A) repeat and the BsmI SNP in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in relation to muscle strength and body composition in healthy women.
  37. ncbi Gender-specific association of vitamin D receptor polymorphism combinations with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Balazs Gyorffy
    First Department of Paediatrics, Semmelweis University, Bokay u 53, Budapest H 1083, Hungary
    Eur J Endocrinol 147:803-8. 2002
    Recent data have indicated the significance of vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). We have studied the association of five known restriction enzyme polymorphisms of the VDR gene in patients with T1DM.
  38. ncbi Association of polymorphisms of interleukin-6, osteocalcin, and vitamin D receptor genes, alone or in combination, with bone mineral density in community-dwelling Japanese women and men
    Yoshiji Yamada
    Department of Gene Therapy, Gifu International Institute of Biotechnology and Institute of Applied Biochemistry, Mitake, Gifu 505 0116, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3372-8. 2003
    ..the -634C-->G, 298C-->T, and 2C-->T polymorphisms of the IL-6, osteocalcin, and vitamin D receptor (VDR) genes, respectively, were associated, alone or in combination, with bone mineral density (BMD) in community-..
  39. ncbi Occupational and genetic risk factors associated with intervertebral disc disease
    Iita M Virtanen
    Collagen Research Unit, Biocenter and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1129-34. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional epidemiologic study...
  40. ncbi Association of gene polymorphisms with intervertebral disc degeneration and vertebral osteophyte formation
    Yoshihito Sakai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1279-86. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional cohort study of elderly people...
  41. doi CDK11p58 represses vitamin D receptor-mediated transcriptional activation through promoting its ubiquitin-proteasome degradation
    Yayun Chi
    Gene Research Center, Shanghai Medical College and Institutes of Biomedical, Shanghai 200032, People s Republic of China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 386:493-8. 2009
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a member of the nuclear receptor superfamily and regulates transcription of target genes. In this study, we identified CDK11(p58) as a novel protein involved in the regulation of VDR...
  42. doi Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and HLA DRB1*04 cosegregation in Saudi type 2 diabetes patients
    Nasser M Al-Daghri
    Biomarkers Research Program, Biochemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Immunol 188:1325-32. 2012
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene has been involved in the modulation of susceptibility to inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, and could play a role in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  43. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, bone mineral density and fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Wanda Horst-Sikorska
    Department of Family Medicine, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Przybyszewskiego Street 49, 60 355 Poznan, Poland
    Mol Biol Rep 40:383-90. 2013
    ..of an association between polymorphisms and single alleles of BsmI, ApaI, TaqI of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene with bone mineral density (BMD) and prevalence of vertebral/non-vertebral fractures in a group of ..
  44. doi The role of vitamin D receptor in innate and adaptive immunity: a study in hereditary vitamin D-resistant rickets patients
    Dov Tiosano
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Meyer Children s Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1685-93. 2013
    ..Vitamin D has regulatory effects on innate and adaptive immunity. Curiously, hereditary vitamin D-resistant rickets (HVDRR) patients show no increased incidence of infectious or autoimmune diseases...
  45. doi Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Lei Li
    Department of Gastroenterology, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, China
    Arch Med Res 44:235-41. 2013
    A number of studies have shown that polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene are implicated in susceptibility to type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, the results are inconsistent and inconclusive.
  46. doi Vitamin D receptor polymorphism and colorectal cancer-specific and all-cause mortality
    Laura Perna
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, Im Neuenheimer Feld, 581 69120 Heidelberg, Germany Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:905-7. 2013
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is present in colorectal cancer (CRC) cells and its genetic variants have been associated with an increased risk of CRC. The association with colorectal cancer prognosis remains widely unexplored.
  47. pmc A unique mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene in three Japanese patients with vitamin D-dependent rickets type II: utility of single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis for heterozygous carrier detection
    T Saijo
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Hum Genet 49:668-73. 1991
    ..1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, western, Southern, and northern analyses failed to disclose any abnormalities in vitamin D3 receptor protein and its gene...
  48. ncbi The human peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta gene is a primary target of 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and its nuclear receptor
    Thomas W Dunlop
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Kuopio, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Mol Biol 349:248-60. 2005
    ..5 to 3.2-fold after three hours stimulation with the natural vitamin D receptor (VDR) agonist, 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1alpha,25(OH)2D3)...
  49. doi Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and breast cancer risk: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium
    James D McKay
    IARC, Lyon, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:297-305. 2009
    ..to lower the risk of breast cancer by inhibiting cell proliferation via the nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  50. ncbi Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism(s) and breast cancer risk in north Indians
    Anurupa Chakraborty
    Institute of Pathology, Safdarjang Hospital Campus, New Delhi 110029, India
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:386-94. 2009
    ..The actions of Vitamin D are mediated via the Vitamin D receptor (VDR), and the polymorphisms at 3'UTR region of this gene are associated with the risk and progression of breast ..
  51. pmc A ChIP-seq defined genome-wide map of vitamin D receptor binding: associations with disease and evolution
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BN, United Kingdom
    Genome Res 20:1352-60. 2010
    ..However, the mode of action of vitamin D, through its cognate nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR), and its contribution to diverse disorders, remain poorly understood...
  52. pmc Alterations in Vitamin D signalling and metabolic pathways in breast cancer progression: a study of VDR, CYP27B1 and CYP24A1 expression in benign and malignant breast lesions
    Nair Lopes
    Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, Porto 4200 465, Portugal
    BMC Cancer 10:483. 2010
    ..It acts mostly through the Vitamin D receptor (VDR) and the synthesis and degradation of this hormone are regulated by the enzymes CYP27B1 and CYP24A1, respectively...
  53. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene haplotypes and polymorphisms and risk of breast cancer: a nested case-control study
    Lawrence S Engel
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1856-67. 2012
    ..Most known effects of vitamin D are mediated via the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  54. pmc Polymorphisms in vitamin D metabolism related genes and risk of multiple sclerosis
    K Claire Simon
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Mult Scler 16:133-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether polymorphisms in VDR, CYP27B1, CYP24A1, CYP2R1 and DBP are associated with the risk of MS and whether these variants may modify ..
  55. doi The vitamin D receptor gene is associated with Alzheimer's disease
    Donald J Lehmann
    Oxford Project to Investigate Memory and Ageing OPTIMA, University Department of Pharmacology, Oxford OX1 3QT, UK
    Neurosci Lett 504:79-82. 2011
    ..The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is widely expressed in human brain...
  56. ncbi [Association of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism with type 1 diabetes mellitus in two Spanish populations]
    Gertrudis Martí
    Unidad de Investigación en Endocrinología y Nutrición Pediátricas, Servicio de Pediatria, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:286-90. 2004
    ..In order to assess whether vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are involved in the genetic regulation of type 1 diabetes susceptibility, a case-control study was conducted in two Spanish populations with different genetic backgrounds...
  57. ncbi The vitamin D receptor gene variant is associated with the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease
    J R Ortlepp
    Medical Clinic I, University Hospital of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Diabet Med 18:842-5. 2001
    ....
  58. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene BsmI polymorphisms in Thai patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Wilaiporn Sakulpipatsin
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok10400, Thailand
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R48. 2006
    The immunomodulatory role of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 is well known. An association between vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene BsmI polymorphisms and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been reported...
  59. doi Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage might be associated with vitamin D receptor polymorphisms in type 1 diabetes
    Charalambos Panierakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Crete, POB 2208, Heraklion 71003, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e437-43. 2009
    Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene have been associated with susceptibility to several diseases, including type 1 diabetes (T1D) and infections...
  60. doi BsmI, TaqI, ApaI and FokI polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and risk of fracture in Caucasians: a meta-analysis
    Guang Rong Ji
    Department of Orthopedic, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150086, Heilongjiang Province, China
    Bone 47:681-6. 2010
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms have been strongly associated with bone mineral density in some studies...
  61. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene methylation is associated with ethnicity, tuberculosis, and TaqI polymorphism
    Charlene Andraos
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park, South Africa
    Hum Immunol 72:262-8. 2011
    The Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene encodes a transcription factor which, on activation by vitamin D, modulates diverse biologic processes, including calcium homeostasis and immune function...
  62. doi Associations of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms FokI and BsmI with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis and Behçet's disease in Tunisians
    Emna Fakhfakh Karray
    School of Medicine, Tunis el Manar University, Homeostasis and Cell Dysfunction Unit Research 99 UR 08 40, Tunis, Tunisia
    Joint Bone Spine 79:144-8. 2012
    ..of vitamin D suggest a need for examining allele and genotype frequencies of the vitamin D nuclear receptor gene (VDR) in patients with autoimmune diseases...
  63. doi 25-hydroxyvitamin D, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, and severity of Parkinson's disease
    Masahiko Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mov Disord 27:264-71. 2012
    ..However, significant associations were not observed in 1,25-hydroxyvitamin D levels...
  64. doi Vitamin D receptor ApaI, TaqI, BsmI, and FokI polymorphisms and psoriasis susceptibility: a meta-analysis
    Young Ho Lee
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Mol Biol Rep 39:6471-8. 2012
    The aim of this study was to explore whether vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms confer susceptibility to psoriasis...
  65. doi Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene and type 1 diabetes mellitus risk: an update by meta-analysis
    Jie Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Laboratory Medicine, Ministry of Education, Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325035, China
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 355:135-42. 2012
    Four well known polymorphisms (BsmI, FokI, ApaI, TaqI) in the VDR gene have been implicated in susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), but the results to date have been inconclusive...
  66. ncbi VDR gene variants associate with cognitive function and depressive symptoms in old age
    Maris Kuningas
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 30:466-73. 2009
    ..Our objective was to test whether genetic variance in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is associated with cognitive functioning and depressive symptoms in old age...
  67. doi Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and the risk of colorectal cancer in a Chinese population
    Cui Li
    Department of Forensic Biology, West China School of Preclinical and Forensic Medicine, Sichuan University, 610041, Chengdu, Sichuan, Peoples Republic of China
    Dig Dis Sci 54:634-9. 2009
    ..The purpose was to investigate single nucleotide polymorphism of the vitamin D receptor gene and its possible relationship with colorectal cancer (CRC) in a Chinese population...
  68. doi Modification of the inverse association between dietary vitamin D intake and colorectal cancer risk by a FokI variant supports a chemoprotective action of Vitamin D intake mediated through VDR binding
    Evropi Theodoratou
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:2170-9. 2008
    ..of action for vitamin D have been proposed, with some of them initiating via its binding to the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  69. pmc Mammary epithelial cell transformation is associated with deregulation of the vitamin D pathway
    Carly M Kemmis
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA
    J Cell Biochem 105:980-8. 2008
    ..D metabolite 1alpha,25(OH)2D3 mediates growth inhibitory signaling via activation of the vitamin D receptor (VDR), a ligand dependent transcription factor...
  70. pmc Genetic analysis of the vitamin D receptor gene in two epithelial cancers: melanoma and breast cancer case-control studies
    Eva Barroso
    Human Genetics Group, Human Cancer Genetics Program, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre CNIO, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 8:385. 2008
    ..Vitamin D receptor (VDR) genotypes may influence cancer risk; however, no epidemiological studies in sporadic breast cancer (BC) or ..
  71. doi Vitamin D receptor (FokI, BsmI and TaqI) gene polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a North Indian study
    Hemant Kumar Bid
    Endocrinology Division, CDRI, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Med Sci 63:187-94. 2009
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene is a candidate gene for susceptibility to several diseases. Studies on association between VDR polymorphisms and risk of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in different ethnic populations are yet inconclusive.
  72. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in vitamin D receptor VDR/RXRA influence the likelihood of colon adenoma recurrence
    Jan B Egan
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5024, USA
    Cancer Res 70:1496-504. 2010
    ..The biological actions of the hormonal form of vitamin D, 1,25(OH)(2)D(3), are mediated by the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which heterodimerizes with retinoid X receptors (RXR)...
  73. ncbi Haplotype analysis of VDR gene polymorphisms: a meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Rd, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    Osteoporos Int 15:729-34. 2004
    ..many studies have addressed the relationship between multiple individual polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and bone health, few have analyzed this data in terms of haplotypes...
  74. doi Past environmental sun exposure and risk of multiple sclerosis: a role for the Cdx-2 Vitamin D receptor variant in this interaction
    J L Dickinson
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Mult Scler 15:563-70. 2009
    ..Herein, we examine whether the vitamin D receptor (VDR), an integral component of this pathway, influences MS risk in a population-based sample where winter sun exposure ..
  75. pmc Vitamin D, vitamin D receptor, and macroautophagy in inflammation and infection
    Shaoping Wu
    Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Discov Med 11:325-35. 2011
    ..Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a nuclear receptor that mediates most biological functions of 1,25(OH)(2)D(3) or vitamin D(3), the active form ..
  76. pmc Targeted expression of human vitamin D receptor in adipocytes decreases energy expenditure and induces obesity in mice
    Kari E Wong
    Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition, Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Biol Chem 286:33804-10. 2011
    Our previous studies demonstrated a high fat diet-resistant lean phenotype of vitamin D receptor (VDR)-null mutant mice mainly due to increased energy expenditure, suggesting an involvement of the VDR in energy metabolism...
  77. pmc Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms (FokI, BsmI) and breast cancer risk: association replication in two case-control studies within French Canadian population
    Marc Sinotte
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Centre Hospitalier Affilie Universitaire De Quebec, 1050 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1S 4L8
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:975-83. 2008
    Vitamin D has been associated with reduced breast cancer risk. We studied the association of two vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene single nucleotide polymorphisms restriction enzyme detecting SNP of VDR (FokI and BsmI) with breast cancer ..
  78. pmc The transcriptional coactivator DRIP/mediator complex is involved in vitamin D receptor function and regulates keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation
    Yuko Oda
    Department of Medicine and Endocrinology, University of California, San Francisco and Veterans Affairs Medical Center San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:2377-88. 2010
    ..We investigated the role of the mediator complex as a coactivator for vitamin D receptor (VDR) in keratinocytes...
  79. ncbi Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene are associated with muscle strength in men and women
    A Windelinckx
    Research Center for Exercise and Health, Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3001, Leuven, Belgium
    Osteoporos Int 18:1235-42. 2007
    Vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms have been associated with fracture risk and muscle strength, although evidence for the latter is limited and conflicting.
  80. pmc In vivo binding to and functional repression of the VDR gene promoter by SLUG in human breast cells
    Mukul K Mittal
    Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immune Response, Meharry Medical College, 1005 D B Todd Jr Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37208, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 372:30-4. 2008
    The regulation of vitamin D receptor (VDR), a key mediator in the vitamin D pathway, in breast cancer etiology has long been of interest...
  81. ncbi Vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms and tuberculosis: updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    L Gao
    Institute of Pathogen Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:15-23. 2010
    ..The vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene has been studied as a candidate locus due to genetic polymorphisms that affects the activity of the receptor ..
  82. ncbi Haplotype analysis of common vitamin D receptor variants and colon and rectal cancers
    Carol Sweeney
    Health Research Center, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:744-9. 2006
    Inherited variants of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene may influence cancer risk by altering the effect of vitamin D on cell growth and homeostasis...
  83. ncbi Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and haplotypes, interactions with plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, and prostate cancer risk
    Bahar Mikhak
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prostate 67:911-23. 2007
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is required for actions of vitamin D. The binding of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D to the VDR on prostatic epithelial cells prompts the regulation of cancer-related genes.
  84. doi Fok-I vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism (rs10735810) and vitamin D metabolism in multiple sclerosis
    Joost Smolders
    School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neuroimmunol 207:117-21. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we demonstrated the importance of the Fok-I VDRG polymorphism for vitamin D metabolism. This should be taken into account in association and ultimately intervention studies on vitamin D and MS...
  85. ncbi Minireview: vitamin D receptor: new assignments for an already busy receptor
    Anthony W Norman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92506, USA
    Endocrinology 147:5542-8. 2006
    ..The discovery in 1969 of the nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR) for 1alpha,25(OH)2D3 initiated a two-decade-long proliferation of reports that collectively described the broad ..
  86. pmc Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with breast cancer risk in a UK Caucasian population
    D Bretherton-Watt
    Department of Oncology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    Br J Cancer 85:171-5. 2001
    ..The actions of vitamin D are mediated via the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  87. ncbi Two single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the human vitamin D receptor promoter change protein-DNA complex formation and are associated with height and vitamin D status in adolescent girls
    Arnold d'Alésio
    INSERM U561, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, Paris, France
    Hum Mol Genet 14:3539-48. 2005
    ..We have hypothesized that phenotypic traits may also be associated with variations in VDR expression due to the presence of SNPs in promoter regions...
  88. pmc DNA binding alters coactivator interaction surfaces of the intact VDR-RXR complex
    Jun Zhang
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, Jupiter, Florida, USA
    Nat Struct Mol Biol 18:556-63. 2011
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) functions as an obligate heterodimer in complex with the retinoid X receptor (RXR)...
  89. pmc Vitamin D receptor as a master regulator of the c-MYC/MXD1 network
    Reyhaneh Salehi-Tabar
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1Y6
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:18827-32. 2012
    ..studies and mathematical modeling that hormonal 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25D) and the vitamin D receptor (VDR) profoundly alter, through multiple mechanisms, the balance in function of c-MYC and its antagonist the ..
  90. ncbi Association of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism and risk of prostate cancer in India
    Dhruva Kumar Mishra
    Department of Urology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Urol Int 74:315-8. 2005
    ..In several studies polymorphism in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene has been reported to be associated with prostate cancer (CaP)...
  91. ncbi No association of vitamin D receptor gene start codon fok 1 polymorphisms in Chinese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Chung Ming Huang
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Rheumatol 29:1211-3. 2002
    To examine whether the start codon Fok I of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism is a marker of susceptibility to or severity of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in Chinese patients in Taiwan.
  92. doi Evidence of association of vitamin D receptor Apa I gene polymorphism with bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Umit Dundar
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Medicine, Mavi Hastane, 03200, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 28:1187-91. 2009
    The vitamin D receptor (VDR) was the first candidate gene to be studied in relation to osteoporosis, and most attention has focused on polymorphisms situated near the 3' flank of VDR...
  93. pmc Polymorphisms in IL-1beta, vitamin D receptor Fok1, and Toll-like receptor 2 are associated with extrapulmonary tuberculosis
    Alison A Motsinger-Reif
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Med Genet 11:37. 2010
    ..Human genetic variants may affect tuberculosis susceptibility, but the immunologic correlates of the genetic variants identified are often unclear...
  94. pmc Association of the vitamin D metabolism gene CYP24A1 with coronary artery calcification
    Haiqing Shen
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2648-54. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that DNA sequence variation in genes regulating vitamin D metabolism and signaling pathways might influence variation in coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  95. ncbi Circulating vitamin D metabolites, polymorphism in vitamin D receptor, and colorectal adenoma risk
    Ulrike Peters
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH DHHS, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS 3024, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:546-52. 2004
    ..agent for the prevention of colorectal cancer possibly through mechanisms mediated by the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  96. doi The vitamin D receptor Fok1 polymorphism and bone mineral density in Chinese children
    Chunlian Zhang
    Department of Toxicology, School of Public Health, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430071, People s Republic of China
    Clin Chim Acta 395:111-4. 2008
    To evaluate the relationship between vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism and bone mineral density (BMD) in 213 healthy children aged 6-10 year in China.
  97. pmc Selective use of multiple vitamin D response elements underlies the 1 alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-mediated negative regulation of the human CYP27B1 gene
    Mikko M Turunen
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Kuopio, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:2734-47. 2007
    ..In this study, we reveal the existence of two new VDR-binding regions in the distal promoter, 2.6 and 3...
  98. ncbi Association of benign prostate hyperplasia with polymorphisms in VDR, CYP17, and SRD5A2 genes among Lebanese men
    Asmahan Ali El Ezzi
    Radioimmunoassay Laboratory, Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission, Beirut, Lebanon E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 15:1255-62. 2014
    ..any associations between benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the VDR gene (FokI, BsmI, ApaI and TaqαI loci) and the CYP17 gene (MspA1I locus), as well as TA repeat polymorphism in ..
  99. ncbi Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor and their associations with risk of schizophrenia and selected anthropometric measures
    H Y Handoko
    Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Park Centre for Mental Health, Wacol, Queensland 4076, Australia
    Am J Hum Biol 18:415-7. 2006
    ..This study examines the association between four polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and 1) risk of schizophrenia, and 2) three anthropometric variables (height, head size, and head shape)...
  100. ncbi Association of the VDR translation start site polymorphism and fracture risk in older women
    Susan P Moffett
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:730-6. 2007
    We evaluated the association between the VDR translation start site polymorphism and osteoporotic phenotypes among 6698 older white women...
  101. pmc Association of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms with the risk of prostate cancer in the Han population of Southern China
    Yongheng Bai
    Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, School of Laboratory Medicine and Life Science, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325035, PR China
    BMC Med Genet 10:125. 2009
    Molecular epidemiological studies have shown that gene polymorphisms of vitamin D receptor (VDR) are associated with prostate cancer risks. However, previous results from many molecular studies remain inconsistent.

Research Grants69

  1. The effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 on the tumorigenesis of lung squamous cell carcinoma
    SARAH ANNE MAZZILLI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cell lines to examine the molecular effect of calcitriol through the examination of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and genes that it regulated both directly and indirectly...
  2. New drug VS-110 for treating inflammatory bowel diseases
    Jinshyun Ruth Wu-Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New agents are needed to treat UC and CD and prevent relapse. Vitamin D receptor (VDR), once activated by its endogenous hormone calcitriol (1,25(OH) 2D3), modulates signaling pathways in the ..
  3. Vitamin D in Prostate Cancer: Tumor Vasculature Effects
    Candace S Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to calcitriol-mediated anti-proliferative effects despite intact signaling through the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  4. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR AND REGULATION OF HORMONE RESPONSE
    David Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This revised competitive renewal continues our research into the role of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in regulating the response to the active hormone, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (calcitriol)...
  5. John M Brehm; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..We hypothesize that Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) binding is cell specific and influences gene expression in pathways that are relevant to asthma (such as response ..
  6. Diet by Gene Interactions Affecting Calcium and Bone Metabolism
    James C Fleet; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to test whether the less active "f" allele of the FokI start codon polymorphism in the human (vitamin D receptor) VDR gene make these mice more sensitive to the negative impact of dietary calcium depletion on bone...
  7. Vitamin D Receptor-Cofactor Interactions as Targets for Novel Drug Discovery
    John Norris; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The active metabolite of vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, mediates its effects through the vitamin D receptor (VDR), a member of the nuclear receptor (NR) superfamily of ligand-regulated transcription factors...
  8. Bandana Chatterjee; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..designed this project to identify regulatory factors which, through cross-talk with androgen receptor (AR), vitamin D3 receptor (VDR) and E2F1, are integrally linked to the anti-proliferation action of D3...
  9. Novel Risk Factors For Hypertension
    John P Forman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..between folate and vitamin B12 and the risk of incident HTN, and that polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) will modify the association between vitamin D levels and HTN...
  10. Peter W Jurutka; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..at the cellular level are not known, and the functional effects of genetic variation in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) or in primary enzymes responsible for metabolism of 1,25(OH)2Dat the tissue level are poorly understood...
  11. Maternal-fetal vitamin D status and child adiposity, insulin resistance and BP
    Susanna Y Huh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..maternal and cord blood 25-OH vitamin D levels, and 2) single nucleotide polymorphisms in child vitamin D receptor (VDR) and other genes that affect vitamin D metabolism or signaling, are associated with child adiposity, insulin ..
  12. Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..atherosclerosis in mice, and define whether the mechanism for increased atherosclerosis is vitamin D receptor (VDR) dependent in macrophages...
  13. Vitamin D3 Regulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
    Genevieve S Neal-Perry; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..25-hydroxyvitamin D3 to the most active form of vitamin D3, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) and the vitamin D receptor (VDR), a nuclear hormone receptor super-family member, are distributed throughout many organ systems and have ..
  14. Vitamin D: a link to racial disparities in birth outcomes
    Lisa M Bodnar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..CYP27A1), 1a-hydroxylase (CYP27B1), vitamin D binding protein (GC), 24- hydroxylase (CYP24A1), vitamin D receptor (VDR), and retinoic acid receptor alpha (RARA)...
  15. Functional Vitamin D Receptor Gene Variants and Racial/Ethnic Cancer Disparities
    Robin Taylor Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The actions of vitamin D are mediated through the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...
  16. Sanjay M Mallya; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..We recently discovered that cyclin D1 binds to the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and modulates vitamin D signaling...
  17. Mechanisms of Hypovitaminosis D Pain: Role of Nociceptor Sprouting.
    SARAH ELIZABETH TAGUE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..calculate the percentage of marker and projection target-specific subpopulations that express vitamin D receptor (VDR) and 1 alpha-hydroxylase...
  18. Maternal Vitamin D Status and Preterm Birth
    Lisa M Bodnar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..intractable racial disparities in preterm birth 2 by focusing on maternal vitamin D status and vitamin D receptor (VDR) genetic variation...
  19. Vitamin D Status in Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Allan Ramirez; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pathways that inhibit the actions of TGF? led us to the study of signal transduction by Vitamin D and its receptor (VDR)...
  20. Breast Adipose Participates to Bioactivate Vitamin D and Inhibit Breast Cancer
    Glendon M Zinser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..D3 [25(OH)D3] to the active metabolite, 11,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3], and induces adipocyte Vitamin D3 Receptor (VDR) signaling along with paracrine secretion of 1,25(OH)2D3 to surrounding mammary epithelial cells to ..
  21. Vitamin D induction of antibacterial activity in gingival cells
    Gill Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Published data has demonstrated an association between polymorphisms of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and early-onset periodontitis...
  22. Sebastiano Gattoni-Celli; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..to assess by immunohistochemical techniques the expression of the following biomarkers: vitamin D receptor (VDR), p21, tumor growth factor beta (TGFbeta), cyclooxygenase 2 (COX- 2), and NFkappaB...
  23. Anastassios G Pittas; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..A secondary hypothesis is that the effect of vitamin D is modified by specific Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) polymorphisms...
  24. Vitamin D and Estrogen Action in Bone: Concerted Role for hnRNPs in the C Family
    John S Adams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..response element binding (ERE-BP) for their ability to compete in trans with the liganded vitamin D receptor (VDR) and estrogen receptor 1 (ER1) for their cognate response elements, identifying them as nucleic acid binding ..
  25. Bioassay for Breast Cancer Prevention
    JoEllen Welsh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..studied the effects of vitamin D on breast cancer cells with the idea of targeting the vitamin D receptor (VDR) for cancer therapy...
  26. Dynamic Mechanisms of Vitamin D-Induced Gene Expression
    J Wesley Pike; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Specific Aim 1: To identify the 1,25(OH)2D3-independent and -dependent vitamin D receptor (VDR) cistromes and their properties in osteoblast precursors and to assess the changes that occur to these cistromes ..
  27. Yan Chun Li; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Moreover, the tumor-promoting secondary BA lithocholic acid (LCA) can also activate the vitamin D receptor (VDR), and LCA-VDR signals, like VD-VDR signals, also promote secondary BA catabolism by inducing Cyp3A, which can ..
  28. Dennis H Oh; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..proposal is that, following doses of UV exposure associated with vitamin D photosynthesis, vitamin D receptor (VDR) independent of canonical vitamin D signaling is upregulated to mediate cellular responses that limit the ..
  29. Vitamin D and the Immune System
    Lawrence Steinman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Genome-wide analysis of NFAT, Runx1 and vitamin D receptor (VDR) binding sites in CD4+T cell DNA isolated from EAE mice treated with vehicle or 1,25(OH)2D3 using ChIP-seq will ..
  30. Orthopaedic Wear Debris, Vitamin D, and Innate Immunity
    John S Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. the vitamin D-hydroxylases and vitamin D receptor [VDR]), 2] TLR expression and 3] cytokine responses to particle stimulation...
  31. DANIEL DAVID BIKLE; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..The function of these bulge stem cells is regulated by VDR. Vitamin D signaling is necessary for a normal innate immune response in the epidermis...
  32. Ligand independent signaling by VDR in Keratinocytes
    Paul N MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, 1,25(OH)2D3 and its cognate receptor, the vitamin D receptor (VDR), also have critical roles in the skin and in keratinocyte biology...
  33. Guy Howard; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..factors, plays a major role in the cooperative actions of HGF and 1,25OHD to up-regulate the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and promote MSC differentiation...
  34. Madhavi P Kadakia; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..VD3 exerts its effects upon binding to the vitamin D receptor, VDR. We have previously shown that VDR is positively regulated by the most abundant and physiologically relevant p63 ..
  35. The role of Vitamin D metabolism in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Nithya Ramnath; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We will determine the relationship between Vitamin D receptor (VDR)/CYP24A1 gene expression and median survival (primary outcome)...
  36. GARSON DAVID ROODMAN; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..conventional transcription factor complex component, but when overexpressed it binds at vitamin D receptor (VDR)- responsive promoters and functions as a novel VDR co-activator...
  37. Characterizing interactions of the VDR and the canonical Wnt signatling pathway
    Hilary F Luderer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a nuclear receptor important for regulating calcium absorption. Humans with mutations in the VDR develop Hereditary Vitamin D Resistant Rickets...
  38. TIMOTHY YEN; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..We identified a small collection of genes that include the vitamin D receptor (VDR) and various associated interacting and downstream genes...
  39. Vitamin D Receptor Coactivators in Osteoblasts
    Paul N MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It functions via the vitamin D receptor (VDR) to impact bone by increasing intestinal calcium absorption and by directly affecting osteoblast/osteoclast ..
  40. Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer: Biomarkers and Genetic Variation
    Marian L Neuhouser; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Previous studies mainly focused on a few polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR), a critical mediator of vitamin D effects;however, recent resequencing data showed that 25 tagging polymorphisms ..
  41. J Wesley Pike; Fiscal Year: 2015
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a transcription factor that mediates the actions of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) in the nucleus of target cells...
  42. Pravin C Singhal; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Since Snail has been demonstrated to repress transcription of vitamin D receptor (VDR) and nephrin (a podocyte slit diaphragm protein), it carries a potential to alter renal cell phenotype...
  43. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D and vitamin D Receptor Function in the Zebrafish Skeleton
    Rajiv Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..elucidate the functions of 1a, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1a,25(OH)2D3) and its receptor, the 1a,25(OH)2D3 receptor (VDR), in tissues in which it does not have a role in trans-epithelial calcium (Ca) and phosphate (Pi) transport ("non-..
  44. Vitamin D Status, Vitamin D Receptor Gene Variants, and Hypertension Risk
    Lu Wang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Genetic epidemiologic studies to date have only tested a few polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene, among many genes in the vitamin D pathway, for association with blood pressure (BP) or hypertension...
  45. Margherita T Cantorna; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..iNKT cells require adequate vitamin D in utero and the expression of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) for both development and function...
  46. Paul N MacDonald; Fiscal Year: 2014
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The vitamin D receptor (VDR), its requisite hormonal ligand, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3), as well as a host of nuclear receptor coactivators and corepressors coordinately control the ..
  47. RICHARD JAMES REYNOLDS; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..We will perform genotyping of 3 relevant vitamin D receptor gene (VDR) SNPs and measure serum 25(OH)-vitamin D levels on all 1,600 cases and controls...
  48. Marie Demay; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..proposal are focused on identifying the molecular basis for the ligand dependent and independent actions of the VDR, using the skin as a model system. Like humans with VDR mutations, VDR null mice develop alopecia...
  49. Mitchell A Watsky; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..on these hypotheses, are (1) Determine if Vit D affects corneal epithelial differentiation;(2) Examine the effects VDR knockout on corneal epithelial wound healing;and (3) Determine how Vit D is transported into the tear fluid...
  50. Lu Wang; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..Genetic epidemiologic studies to date have only tested a few polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene, among many genes in the vitamin D pathway, for association with blood pressure (BP) or hypertension...
  51. Vitamin D, Related Genes and Breast Cancer Risk
    Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will also assess genetic variation in vitamin D-related genes (CYP27A1, CYP24A1, DBP, VDR, and RXRA) and evaluate the joint effects of circulating 25(OH)D and variants in these genes on breast cancer risk...
  52. Margherita T Cantorna; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..Our preliminary data show that the increased susceptibility of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) KO mice to experimental IBD is a result of altered T cell homing that results in few mucosal CD8aa regulatory T ..
  53. Pamela L Lutsey; Fiscal Year: 2014
    ..In exploratory analyses, we will also assess the relation of vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms to CVD risk, and evaluate whether relations of 25(OH)D to CVD are modified by VDR gene ..
  54. DANIEL DAVID BIKLE; Fiscal Year: 2014
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The transcriptional activity of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) is regulated by a number of coactivator and corepressor complexes, which bind to the VDR in a ligand (1,25(OH)2D3) dependent (coactivators)..
  55. Anna Di Rienzo; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..Vitamin D acts by binding to the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which allows the VDR to heterodimerize with the retinoic X receptor (RXR) and to act as a transcription factor...
  56. Role of PKA in autoimmune diabetes through dendritic cells (DC) and regulatory T
    Hua Gu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..high levels of IL-2 and IL-10;and 3) NF-kB is constitutively activated and expression of vitamin D receptor (VDR) significantly up-regualted in PKAhi-DCs...
  57. Animal model of Gardner's syndrome, a life threatening form of familial cancer
    Yong Sik Bong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this proposal I build on some very exciting preliminary data regarding a role for the vitamin D receptor (VDR) in Gardner's syndrome, a derivative of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)...
  58. Yoshikazu Uchida; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..demonstrated that S1P stimulates CAMP expression not only through the well-characterized vitamin D receptor (VDR)-dependent mechanism, but also by a NF-?B-C/EBP[unreadable]-dependent pathway that is independent of VDR...
  59. Adenoisen-PKA signaling axis in Treg development and homeostasis
    Hua Gu; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and biochemical studies reveal that expression of several genes such as expression of vitamin D receptor (VDR) is significantly up-regulated in PKAhi-DCs...
  60. Solar Exposure and Melanoma Survival
    Marianne Berwick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2. Determine whether functional polymorphic variants in the vitamin D receptor affect survival from melanoma. 3. Investigate the interaction of lifetime solar exposure and polymorphisms in VDR and its effect on survival.
  61. Vitamin D & Calcium Regulation Biomarkers in Colon Cancer Risk Reduction
    Roberd Bostick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The active form of vitamin D, 1,25(OH)2D, is the natural ligand for the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which regulates expression of numerous genes involved in cell cycle control...
  62. CHARACTERIZATION OF VITAMIN D3 RECEPTOR BINDING TO DNA
    MARILEE PARSONS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The vitamin D3 receptor (VDR), a member of the steroid hormone receptor family which binds 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, is implicated ..
  63. Vitamin D Hormone Signaling in Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    Mark R Haussler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1,25(OH)2D3 exerts its actions to support the mineralized skeleton via liganding of the nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR), which in turn recruits its retinoid X receptor (RXR)heterodimeric partner to recognize vitamin D responsive ..
  64. VITAMIN D RECEPTOR GENE POLYMORPHISM AND BREAST CANCER
    Esther John; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..research by one of the investigations of this applications suggests that polymorphisms of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene are related to the breast cancer risk...
  65. VDR POLYMORPHISM, SUNLIGHT EXPOSURE AND COLON CANCER
    Polly Newcomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In vitro studies have shown that vitamin D, mediated by the vitamin D receptor (VDR) plays an important role in the proliferation and differentiation of colorectal cancer cells...
  66. Vitamin D: A Negative Regulator of Renin Expression
    Yan Chun Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We demonstrated that the renin up-regulation is independent of the hypocalcemia associated with vitamin D receptor (VDR) ablation in VDR knockout (VDRKO) mice, but whether the secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with VDR ..
  67. BIO-ACTIVATION OF VITAMIN D IN MAMMARY GLAND
    JoEllen Welsh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3), the ligand for the vitamin D receptor (VDR)...