vitamin D-binding protein

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vi·ta·min D-bind·ing pro·tein (DBP),

a plasma protein that binds vitamin D.

vi·ta·min D-bind·ing pro·tein

(vīt'ă-min bīnd'ing prō'tēn)
A plasma protein that binds vitamin D.
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Endothelial stress induces the release of vitamin D-binding protein, a novel growth factor.
Variation in vitamin D-binding protein (group-specific component protein) are associated with fasting plasma insulin levels in Japanese with normal glucose tolerance.
Name of map Proteins (1) 1 04961 Endocrine and other factor-regulated GC calcium reabsorption 2 04978 Mineral absorption GC 3 04610 Complement and coagulation cascades A2M/C4 4 04975 Fat digestion and absorption APOA4 5 04977 Vitamin digestion and absorption APOA4 (1) GC, vitamin D-binding protein precursor; A2M, [alpha]-2-macroglobulin; C4, complement C4 precursor; APOA4, apolipoprotein A-IV precursor.
Measurement by a novel LC-MS/MS methodology reveals similar serum concentrations of vitamin D-binding protein in blacks and whites.
2004) Identification of a region in the vitamin D-binding protein that mediates its C5a chemotactic cofactor function.
Vitamin D is carried by vitamin D-binding protein in the bloodstream to the liver, where it is converted into the prohormone, vitamin [D.
Compared with patients with normal albumin levels, those with low albumin levels had lower levels of vitamin D-binding protein, total 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D), and free 25(OH)D.
Results: Twenty-two proteins were found differentially expressed between the two groups including serum amyloid A protein, vitamin D-binding protein isoform-1 precursor, plasma kallikrein, and apolipoprotein A-I.
Vitamin D-binding protein modifies the vitamin D-bone mineral density relationship.
2009), as well as the group-specific component (GC), also known as vitamin D-binding protein, which is the major transporter of vitamin D metabolites to target tissues.

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