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Vitamin D-Binding Protein

"Vitamin D-Binding Protein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An alpha-globulin found in the plasma of man and other vertebrates. It is apparently synthesized in the liver and carries vitamin D and its metabolites through the circulation and mediates the response of tissue. It is also known as group-specific component (Gc). Gc subtypes are used to determine specific phenotypes and gene frequencies. These data are employed in the classification of population groups, paternity investigations, and in forensic medicine.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vitamin D-Binding Protein" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vitamin D-Binding Protein" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 50 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2013
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