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Correlation between Vitamin D Receptor Gene FOKI and BSMI Polymorphisms and the Susceptibility to Pulmonary Tuberculosis in an Indonesian Batak-ethnic Population
Aim: to explore the role of FokI and BsmI polymorphisms the VDR gene in the susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in an Indonesian Batak ethnic population. Methods: matched case-control study was conducted on ...
Is There Any Impact of VDR Gene Polymorphism in Bataks Ethnic to Have Tuberculosis?
The active metabolite of vitamin D activates macrophages and results in the restriction of growth of Tuberculosis (TB) pathogen M. tuberculosis. The effect of vitamin D is achieved through binding to the Vitamin D Receptor ...