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Title: Prospects for vitamin D receptor modulators as candidate drugs for cancer and (auto)immune diseases
Authors: Bouillon, Roger
Verstuyf, Annemieke
Verlinden, Lieve
Eelen, Guy
Mathieu, Chantal #
Issue Date: Jan-2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Host Document: Recent Results in Cancer Research vol:164 pages:353-356
Conference: 1st International Symposium on Vitamin D Analogs in Cancer Prevention and Therapy location:Homburg, Germany date:may 2002
Abstract: The development of less calcemic vitamin D analogs creates possible therapeutic applications for immune modulation (e.g., autoimmune diseases and graft rejection), inhibition of cell proliferation and induction of cell differentiation (e.g., cancer). Recently more insight was obtained in the mechanism of action of the analogs at the biological and molecular level. Critical remarks are summarized on why the step towards the clinic has not yet been taken and how better selective vitamin D receptor modulators could be designed.
ISSN: 0080-0015
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology
# (joint) last author

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