Association of vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and type 1 diabetes susceptibility in children: a meta-analysis

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Sahin O. N. , Goksen D., Özpınar A. , Serdar M. A. , Onay H.

ENDOCRINE CONNECTIONS, vol.6, pp.159-171, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1530/ec-16-0110
  • Title of Journal : ENDOCRINE CONNECTIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.159-171
  • Keywords: VDR, diabetes mellitus, polymorphisms, meta-analysis, GENE, ONSET, DISEASE


Background: There have been studies focused on FokI, BsmI, ApaI and TaqI polymorphisms of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene and susceptibility to type 1 diabetes mellitus with controversial results.