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An observational study reveals that neonatal vitamin D is primarily determined by maternal contributions: implications of a new assay on the roles of vitamin D forms

Spyridon N Karras1, Iltaf Shah2, Andrea Petroczi2, Dimitrios G Goulis1, Helen Bili1, Fotini Papadopoulou3, Vikentia Harizopoulou1, Basil C Tarlatzis1 and Declan P Naughton2*

Author Affiliations

1 Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

2 School of Life Sciences, Kingston University London, London, UK

3 Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Panagia General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Nutrition Journal 2013, 12:77  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-77

Published: 7 June 2013

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Additional file 1:

Descriptive statistics for the primary forms, active forms and epimers of maternal and neonatal 25(OH)D2 and 25(OH)D3.

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Additional file 2:

Correlation matrix (Pearson’s r) for the model predicting neonatal 25(OH)D.

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