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Vitamin D Deficiency Promotes Epithelial Barrier Dysfunction and Intestinal Inflammation.

J. Infect. Dis. 2014 Apr 21.
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Background.?Vitamin D, an important modulator of the immune system, has been shown to protect mucosal barrier homeostasis. This study investigates the effects of vitamin D deficiency on infe...n D is an important mediator of intestinal epithelial defenses against infectious agents. Vitamin D deficiency predisposes to more severe intestinal injury in an infectious model of colitis.

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