INICSA   23916
INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Molecular aspects of Vitamin D anticancer activity
Autor/es:
PICOTTO G, LIAUDAT C, BOHL L, TOLOSA DE TALAMONI N
Revista:
CANCER INVESTIGATION
Editorial:
TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC
Referencias:
Año: 2012
ISSN:
0735-7907
Resumen:
Environmentmay influence the development and prevention of cancer. Calcitriol has been associated with calcium homeostasis regulation. Many epidemiological, biochemical, and genetic studies have shown non-classic effects of vitamin D, such as its involvement in the progression of 10 different cancers. Although vitamin D induces cellular arrest, triggers apoptotic pathways, inhibits angiogenesis, and alters cellular adhesion, the precise mechanisms of its action are still not completely established. This article will present a revision about the molecular aspects proposed to be involved in the 15 anticancer action of calcitriol. Adequate levels of vitamin D to prevent cancer development will also be discussed.
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