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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Dotti, "Alterations of calcium metabolism and of parathyroid function in primary aldosteronism, and their reversal by spironolactone or by surgical removal of aldosterone-producing adenomas," American Journal of Hypertension, vol.
Effects of dietary negative cation-anion difference and high calcium content prepartum on calcium metabolism, health, lactational and reproductive performance of Holstein cows.
This Clinical Inquiry also highlights the important role of phosphorus and magnesium in calcium metabolism. It's important to note that these tests are no longer a regular component of many multi-test blood panels and must be ordered when hypocalcemia is found.
Omega-3s may promote calcium metabolism or the formation of collagen, a sturdy protein found in bone.
Although measurements of calcium isotopes have a wide range of applications in research on bone and calcium metabolism, to date these applications have been limited to the use of artificially prepared calcium isotopic tracers such as [sup.41]Ca (2).
The excess would affect calcium metabolism and the building of bone, but you would have to get quite a lot more than what we are talking about.
However, a calcium metabolism defect secondary to maternal use of a calcium channel blocker during pregnancy was not on the list until the recent appearance of a case report (Clin.
Minor disfigurements in bones broken in childhood often disappear completely over the ensuing years as normal muscle activity and calcium metabolism restore their natural shape.
Long-term use of antacids can produce side effects like diarrhea, altered calcium metabolism, and magnesium retention.
Nielsen's newest work shows the element is vital to calcium metabolism in both men and women, and so may help prevent osteoporosis.
Interplay of Salt and Aldosterone with Calcium Metabolism