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Authors:Ak, Duygu Gezen; Kahraman, Hakkı; Dursun, Erdinç; Duman, Belgin Süsleyici; Erensoy, Nevin; Alagöl, Faruk; Tanakol, Refik; Yilmazer, Selma
Publisher and Date:(Hindawi Ltd, 2005)Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms have been suggested as possible determinants of bone mineral density (BMD) and calcium metabolism. In this study our aim was to determine whether there is an association between VDR gene polymorphism and osteomalacia or not. We determined ApaI and TaqI polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene in 24 patients with osteomalacia and 25 age-matched healthy controls. Serum calcium phosphorus ALP PTH 25OHD levels were also examined. We used PCR and RFLP ...