Submitted by Red on Sat, 2009-10-10 13:14

 While interactions between Vitamin D and Zinc are not well studied, Vitamin D Receptors (VDRs) are known to have zinc fingers in their DNA binding domains: 

  And studies seem to suggest that zinc is important for proper Vitamin D Receptor function: 

  Studies also seem to suggest that zinc is very important in the immune response against infections: 

Here's a news article on a recent study suggesting that zinc induces higher T cell activation, important for fighting viral and bacterial infections:


Here's the study summary article:


 Other studies also seem to support these findings: