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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Heizmann, "Parvalbumin, and intracellular calcium-binding protein; distribution, properties and possible roles in mammalian cells," Experientia, vol.
'New' functions for 'old' proteins: the role of the calcium-binding proteins calbindin D-28k, calretinin and parvalbumin, in cerebellar physiology.
Finally, the location hypothesis states that the specific site of calcium entry on a micro or even nano scale determines the direction of plasticity by controlling which calcium-binding proteins are in proximity to the calcium influx.
Bruggen et al., "Two calcium-binding proteins in infiltrate macrophages of rheumatoid arthritis," Nature, vol.
Rogers, "Calcium-binding proteins in the nervous system," Trends in Neurosciences, vol.
Sorg, "Two calcium-binding proteins associated with specific stages of myeloid cell differentiation are expressed by subsets of macrophages in inflammatory tissues," Clinical and Experimental Immunology, vol.
Calcium absorption and the vitamin [D.sub.3]-dependent calcium-binding protein: 1.
Myeloid-related protein (MRP) 8 and MRP14, calcium-binding proteins of the S100 family, are secreted by activated monocytes via novel, tubulin-dependent pathway.
With the purpose of understanding the mechanism by which calcium acts in this parasite, Calcium-binding proteins were detected in this organism.
Vitamin D acts to maintain bone integrity by promoting synthesis of calcium-binding proteins (calbindins) required for the active transport of calcium across the intestinal wall; low vitamin D status is associated with increased risk of osteoporosis.
A large family of calcium-binding proteins serve as sensors and buffers of the calcium ion.

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