Vitamin D3 and its Other Mechanisms for Controlling Infections

Vitamin D3 and its Other Mechanisms for Controlling Infections

 In addition to its importance for inducing antimicrobial peptides, studies suggest that Vitamin D may help control infections through other mechanisms.   The following study suggests that Vitamin D may be important for controlling intracellular infections by down-regulating tryptophan-aspartate-containing coat protein (TACO) gene expression:

  

Red Sat, 2009-02-21 17:15