Vitamins in the Prevention of Human Diseases

Vitamins in the Prevention of Human Diseases

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Vitamins - especially B- and D-vitamins - influence the development and outcome of many neurodegenerative and other diseases. Among others, dementia, neural tube defects, epilepsy, and osteoporoses can be caused by vitamin deficiency. This book provides up-to-date knowledge on the role of water and fat soluble vitamins in the prevention of human diseases. Having knowledge about the association of vitamins and disease, as well as keeping track on the patients vitamin status has become increasingly important to every physician and clinical chemist.... be mediated through suppression of the NF-IoB pathway (Ide et al., 2009). The means by which vitamins K mediate their effects in cells are still poorly understood, however MK-4 is a known ligand of the nuclear receptor SXR ( Ichikawa et al., anbsp;...

Title:Vitamins in the Prevention of Human Diseases
Author:Wolfgang Herrmann, Rima Obeid
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2011


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