Relationship between umbilical cord blood vitamin D levels and thymus size in healthy and term newborns


Gulasi S., Mert M. K. , Soker G., Celik U.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.44, ss.1450-1455, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17826/cumj.535638
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1450-1455

Özet

Purpose: Thymus is a primary lymphoid organ which contains the vitamin D receptor. Vitamin D has an immunological regulatory effect on the adaptive and innate immune system. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between cord blood 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and thymus size.