rs2238135 is a SNP in the vitamin D VDR receptor gene.
rs2238135(G;G) homozygotes were associated with an ~2.5x higher risk of prostate cancer compared to homozygote carriers of the more common (C) allele in the 630 Caucasian patients studied.[PMID 17932346]
[PMID 17130574] Protection from type 1 diabetes by vitamin D receptor haplotypes.
[PMID 19255064] Vitamin D-related genes, serum vitamin D concentrations and prostate cancer risk.
[PMID 19454612] Vitamin D pathway gene variants and prostate cancer risk.
[PMID 19753122] Analysis of SNPs and haplotypes in vitamin D pathway genes and renal cancer risk.
[PMID 23189278] VDR gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and their association with risk of oral cavity carcinoma