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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It probably has no regulatory effect on calcium homeostasis under physiological conditions.
In these rats, blockade of mineralocorticoid receptors with the use of spironolactone decreases urinary and fecal calcium losses restoring normal calcium homeostasis [67].
Studies over the last decade have shown that the effects of vitamin D are not limited to the maintenance of calcium homeostasis. 1,25[OH]2D regulates multiple cellular processes, with effects on immune system, cardiovascular function, and interplay with other hormones [4].
It has been hypothesized that ASD may manifest from oxidative stress, immune dysfunction, or defects in calcium homeostasis [7, 14, 62].
Dephosphorylation of PLN induces active monomeric PLN, which can serve as an inhibitor of SERCA2a, causing low affinity of SERCA2a to [Ca.sup.2+] and accelerating the progress of HE In our study, valsartan also shows a protective role in maintaining calcium homeostasis through restoring the protein level of RyR2 and PLN.
Tolerability and safety profiles were favorable and similar overall in all study groups, with no treatment-related major AEs reported; no clinically significant changes were noted in calcium homeostasis and no subjects experienced elevations in serum calcium levels above the normal range.
Biochemical markers of calcium homeostasis were also measured throughout the trial.
Maternal calcium homeostasis is maintained by hormonal adaptive mechanisms, thus, the role of dietary calcium supplementation in altering maternal responses to fetal-infant demand for calcium is thought to be limited.
Calcium Homeostasis downloaded 1/11/2015 from http://courses/washington.edu/conj/bess/calcium
Differential modulation of synaptic transmission by calcium chelators in young and aged hippocampal CA1 neurons: evidence for altered calcium homeostasis in aging.
They discuss nutritional requirements for calcium and vitamin D for the prevention of osteoporosis; the physiology of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphate absorption; plasma and extracellular fluid calcium homeostasis in relation to metabolic bone disease and the role of the kidney; calcium sensing receptors; the role of parathyroid hormone in calcium and phosphate homeostasis; phosphate homeostasis and metabolic bone disease; the role of vitamin D in bone health; the physiological actions of calcitonin; and the definition, diagnosis, and significance of osteoporosis.
Initiation of lactation places one of the greatest stresses on Calcium homeostasis and is associated with hypocalcemic parturient paresis among high producing dairy cows (Horst and Reinhardt, 1983).