Volume 3 2012

Vitamin D and the Lung

Mechanisms and Disease Associations

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ISBN: 978-1-61779-887-0 (Print) 978-1-61779-888-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Vitamin D Deficiency: Historical Perspectives

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      Pages 25-37

      Perspective: Evolution of Human Skin Color: How Low Levels of Vitamin D Drove Natural Selection

  3. Vitamin D Mechanisms of Relevance to Lung Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-57

      Vitamin D and Lung Development in Early Life

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      Pages 59-84

      Vitamin D and the Innate Immune Response

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      Pages 85-101

      Vitamin D and Regulatory T Cells

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      Pages 103-125

      Dendritic Cell Modulation by the Vitamin D System

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      Pages 127-150

      Vitamin D Modulates Airway Smooth Muscle Function

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      Pages 151-178

      Vitamin D: Genetics and Genomic Effects

  4. Disease Associations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-200

      Acute Respiratory Infections

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      Pages 201-238

      The Role of Vitamin D in the Development, Exacerbation, and Severity of Asthma and Allergic Diseases

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      Pages 239-260

      Vitamin D and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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      Pages 261-282

      Cystic Fibrosis

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      Pages 283-305

      Tuberculosis

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      Pages 307-322

      Lung Cancer

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 323-329