- Karoline von Websky,
- Ahmed Abdallah Hasan,
- Christoph Reichetzeder,
- Oleg Tsuprykov,
- Berthold Hocher
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2017 Nov 21. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Potsdam, Nuthetal, Germany; Institute for Laboratory Medicine, IFLB, Berlin, Germany; Department of Basic Medicine, Medical College of Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China. Electronic address:
Observational studies from all over the world continue to find high prevalence rates of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency in many populations, including pregnant women. Beyond its classical function as a regulator of calcium and phosphate metabolism, vitamin D elicits numerous effects in the human body. Current evidence highlights a vital role of vitamin D in mammalian gestation. Read More