calcium metabolism

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calcium metabolism

A general term referring to the constellation of ionic checks and balances which maintain Ca2+ homeostasis in the body.

calcium metabolism

The constellation of ionic checks & balances that maintain Ca2+ homeostasis in the blood and tissues. See Calcium.
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Skin tolerability and overall safety were both highly favorable, including no major changes or AEs associated with calcium homeostasis.
Hydrogen sulphide regulates calcium homeostasis in microglial cells," GLIA, vol.
Maintaining cellular calcium homeostasis by antagonizing the elevation of calcium concentrations is not only antihypertensive, but can also improve cardiac systolic and diastolic function and has protective effects on the heart.
Vitamin D aids in calcium homeostasis and calcium and phosphate absorption.
The expression profile of calcium-regulating proteins/receptors in various brain regions also showed differential expression, indicating an imbalance in calcium homeostasis after repeated blast exposures.
4 Normal calcium homeostasis is mainly reliant on the interactions of Parathyroid hormone, 1, 25(OH)
Other proposed roles of vitamin D include its actions promoting calcium homeostasis, normalizing cholinergic synaptic transmission, regulating the expression of genes involved in prostaglandin production, and preventing the damage caused by reactive oxygen species.
An introduction offers two-page spreads on musculoskeletal structure and function, calcium homeostasis and bone metabolism, history and examination, and imaging.
Studies of calcium homeostasis responses during pregnancy have shown increase in both intestinal calcium absorption and urinary calcium excretion during pregnancy and increase rate of bone turnover during pregnancy [31, 32].
Studies in laboratory animals have reported altered behavior, synaptic plasticity, developmental neuroanatomical processes, neurotransmitter release/update, ion-channel functioning, calcium homeostasis, and intracellular signaling pathways after exposure to PBDEs.
Vitamin D is an important pro-hormone which, besides playing important roles in calcium homeostasis and bone mineral metabolism, is now recognized to subserve a wide range of fundamental biological functions in cell differentiation, inhibition of cell growth as well as immune modulation.