hrp0084p1-20 | Bone | ESPE2015

24-Hydroxylase Polymorphism as a Possible Contributor to the Increased 1,25(OH)2D in African Americans

Carpenter Thomas O , Cole David E C , Ardeshirpour Laleh , Salehpour Shadab

Background: States of vitamin D insufficiency are important determinants of rickets, as well as osteoporosis and other common complex disorders like diabetes, cancer, and infectious diseases. Although, serum concentrations of the vitamin D metabolites are primarily driven by vitamin D supply (by diet or cutaneous synthesis), there is emerging evidence to suggest that single nucleotide variants (SNVs) are important genetic determinants.Objective and hypot...