Association of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and bronchopulmonary dysplasia


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Koroglu O. A. , ONAY H. , CAKMAK B., BILGIN B., YALAZ M. , TUNÇ S., ...More

PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, vol.76, no.2, pp.171-176, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/pr.2014.63
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-176

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Vitamin D and its receptor (VDR) have important roles in perinatal lung development. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between VDR gene polymorphism and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants.