Overview of studies of the vitamin D/vitamin D receptor system in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Flavia Agata Cimini, Ilaria Barchetta, Maria Gisella Cavallo, Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome I-00161, Italy
Simone Carotti, Sergio Morini, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Laboratory of Microscopic and Ultrastructural Anatomy, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Rome I-00128, Italy
Author contributions: Morini S and Cavallo MG conceived the study; Cimini FA, Barchetta I and Carotti S drafted the manuscript; all the authors approved the final version of the article.
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Corresponding author: Sergio Morini, MD, Full Professor, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Laboratory of Microscopic and Ultrastructural Anatomy, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, via Alvaro del Portillo 21, Rome I-00128, Italy. email@example.com
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Received: May 18, 2019
Peer-review started: May 20, 2019
First decision: August 2, 2019
Revised: August 9, 2019
Accepted: August 21, 2019
Article in press: August 21, 2019
Published online: September 10, 2019