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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 91
Published: 02 October 1991
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03355-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-03355-7
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 90
Published: 17 September 1991
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03354-0
EISBN: 978-3-318-03354-0
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 25
Published: 05 January 1990
10.1159/000417827
EISBN: 978-3-318-04128-6
... Abstract abstractWe examined the hypothesis that surfactant secretion is controlled at the apical membrane of granular pneumocytes by an influx of calcium from the alveolar lining liquid. Lung distension and stimulation of secretion was produced by saline lavage in freshly killed newborn rabbit...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 122
Published: 03 September 2021
10.1159/000514742
EISBN: 978-3-318-06647-0
...Key Messages Calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus are prominently involved in skeletal development, but all three also play critical roles in cellular function especially in metabolism. Vitamin D is critical for infant bone mineralization but the range of vitamin D levels that supports...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 54
Published: 21 August 2018
10.1159/000489521
EISBN: 978-3-318-06385-1
... Abstract During aging, the pH of the epidermis goes up and the calcium gradient goes down. Both have negative effects on the protective function of the epidermis and both are connected to each other as is discussed here. In the aging process, the pH rises from ∼5 to ∼5.5-6. The establishment...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485696
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... significantly higher to the amounts of i.v. maxacalcitol per week dependency. Multivariate regression analysis showed that treatment with i.v. maxacalcitol was an independent predictor of serum FGF23 levels, regardless of phosphate or calcium concentrations. i.v. maxacalcitol correlates with serum FGF23...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2018
10.1159/000486060
EISBN: 978-3-318-06339-4
... Abstract Classic endocrine feedback loops ensure the regulation of blood calcium. Calcium in the extracellular fluid (ECF) binds and activates the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) on the parathyroid cells, leading to an increase in intracellular calcium. This in turn leads to a reduced...
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Series: Aesthetic Dermatology
Volume: 4
Published: 05 December 2017
10.1159/000479136
EISBN: 978-3-318-06125-3
... Abstract Calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse and Radiesse+, Merz North America, Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA) is a synthetic filler approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the correction of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the nasolabial folds, the restoration...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 28
Published: 11 June 2015
10.1159/000380990
EISBN: 978-3-318-05467-5
... Abstract The physiology of calcium and the other minerals involved in its metabolism is complex and intimately linked to the physiology of bone. Five principal humoral factors are involved in maintaining plasma concentrations of calcium, magnesium and phosphate and in coordinating the balance...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 28
Published: 11 June 2015
10.1159/000381053
EISBN: 978-3-318-05467-5
... Abstract Calcium and bone disorders in children and adolescents are treated with a wide variety of drugs. Several of these drugs have been used for many years on the basis of accepted practice, without being subjected to rigorous trials. Bisphosphonates are the mainstay treatment for children...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 28
Published: 11 June 2015
10.1159/000381570
EISBN: 978-3-318-05467-5
... helps to provide information about the causes underlying many of the conditions encountered and, in some cases, provides a rationale for developing new treatments. This chapter aims to provide a helpful (if complex) classification of diseases of bone and calcium and, where known, to describe...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 28
Published: 11 June 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05467-5
EISBN: 978-3-318-05467-5
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 110
Published: 15 April 2014
10.1159/000358463
EISBN: 978-3-318-02641-2
... mineralization [ 5 ]. Abundant substrate is provided through active transport of calcium (Ca) against a concentration gradient with relative hypercalcemia leading to decreased bone resorption (due to relatively low parathyroid hormone and low 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25(OH) 2 D)), and increased bone...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 181
Published: 13 May 2013
10.1159/000348636
EISBN: 978-3-318-02390-9
... Abstract Glomerulonephritis (GN) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Our study aimed to investigate the prevalence of anemia, abnormal serum intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH), calcium, and phosphorus in a Chinese patient population with primary GN...
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Published: 17 August 2012
10.1159/000336424
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9930-6
... Abstract Diseases of calcium homeostasis and bone metabolism are common in endocrinological practice. The prevalence is often markedly different between the two genders, mostly with female preponderance. Studies of other gender aspects are overall limited in disorders associated...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 30
Published: 22 June 2012
10.1159/000338455
EISBN: 978-3-318-02184-4
... Abstract Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S), a gasotransmitter, is endogenously formed from l-cysteine by certain enzymes including cystathionine-γ-lyase (CSE) in the mammalian body. H 2 S sensitizes Ca v 3.2 T-type calcium channels, leading to excitation of sensory neurons followed by somatic...
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