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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

Vitamin D receptor may regulate proteins responsible for cell proliferation and migration and stress response

Research from Lipids in Health and Disease discovered that mice genetically bred to have no vitamin D receptors display different levels of key proteins involved in cell proliferation, cell adhesion and migration, stress response, and lipid transport compared to wild mice.

Vitamin D receptors are found throughout the body on nearly every tissue, but there is an especially high concentration of them the small and large intestines.

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  About: Will Hunter

Will is the Program Associate of the Vitamin D council and works on website administration, content production and editing, and fundraising. He is passionate about nutrition, exercise, and technology and how they relate to health and longevity.