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Vitamin D – jeho fyziologie, patofyziologie a význam v etiopatogenezi nádorových onemocnění

Title in English Vitamin D - the physiology, pathophysiology and importance in the etiopathogenesis of cancer
Authors

DRÁBOVÁ Klára BIENERTOVÁ VAŠKŮ Julie LOKAJ Petr ZDRAŽILOVÁ DUBSKÁ Lenka OBERMANNOVÁ Radka GREPLOVÁ Kristína DEMLOVÁ Regina VALÍK Dalibor ŠTĚRBA Jaroslav

Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Časopis lékařů českých
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Field Oncology and hematology
Keywords vitamin D; cancer; vitamin D metabolism; antitumor effects of vitamin D
Description Vitamin D is an endogenous product of mammalian organisms, which are synthesized from their own nature of the active substance of steroid hormones which are involved in a number of key metabolic processes in virtually every nuclear cell, either endocrine or subcellular level. Vitamin D represents an extremely interesting and acting pleiotropic molecule. The purpose of this review is to summarize some of the findings of the metabolism of vitamin D with regard to the pathophysiology of cancer.