Large-scale population-based study shows no evidence of association between common polymorphism of the VDR gene and BMD in British women

Helen M Macdonald, Fiona E McGuigan, Alison Stewart, Alison J Black, WD Fraser, Stuart Ralston, David M Reid

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The VDR is a candidate gene for osteoporosis. Here we studied five common polymorphisms of VDR in relation to calcium intake and vitamin D status in a population-based cohort of 3100 British women, but found no significant association with bone mass, bone loss, or fracture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-162
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Bone and Mineral Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

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