Association of the BsmI, ApaI, TaqI, Tru9I and FokI Polymorphisms of the Vitamin D Receptor Gene with Nephrolithiasis in the Turkish Population

CAKIR O. O. , Yilmaz A., Demir E., Incekara K., Kose M. O. , Ersoy N.

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.13, no.1, pp.2509-2518, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2509-2518
  • Keywords: nephrolithiasis, genetics, mutation, humans, vitamin d3 24-hydroxylase/genetics, metabolism, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, CALCIUM NEPHROLITHIASIS, RISK, SUSCEPTIBILITY


Purpose: To analyze the relationship between nephrolithiasis and vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene BsmI (rs1544410), ApaI (rs7975232), TaqI (rs731236), Tru9I (rs757343) and Fold (rs2228570) polymorphisms in a study group from the Turkish population.