calcium metabolism

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calcium metabolism

[′kal·sē·əm mə′tab·ə‚liz·əm]
(biochemistry)
Biochemical and physiological processes involved in maintaining the concentration of calcium in plasma at a constant level and providing a sufficient supply of calcium for bone mineralization.
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sup][60] Therefore, we argued a closed interplay between the reduced expression of SERCA2a , the increased expression of NCX, andthe loss of calcium homeostasis as well as the overgeneration of ROS in the cardiac artery smooth muscle cells of the CAL rats.
Tolerability and safety were favorable in all study groups with no major treatment-related AEs reported and no clinically relevant changes in calcium homeostasis noted.
Bian, "Effect of hydrogen sulfide on intracellular calcium homeostasis in neuronal cells," Neurochemistry International, vol.
Dietary Magnesium also plays an important role in maintaining calcium homeostasis around calving (DeGaris and Lean, 2008).
The current study aims to shed some light on the effect of Chinese traditional medicine on essential hypertension in human patients by analyzing changes in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) after treatment with Pra-c, including early changes of sarcoplasmic reticulum phospholamban gene expression in myocardium, to achieve cellular calcium homeostasis and improve cardiac systolic and diastolic function.
Well-being, mood and calcium homeostasis in patients with hypoparathyroidism receiving standard treatment with calcium and vitamin D.
Magnesium maintains calcium homeostasis and prevents skeletal abnormalities.
An endocrinologist is the ideal doctor to manage calcium homeostasis disorders and metabolic bone diseases.
Thus, these results suggest that repeated blast exposures lead to an imbalance in the regulation of calcium homeostasis in different regions of the brain that can directly influence the central auditory processing and lead to auditory impairment.
Calcium homeostasis is also regulated by vitamin D.
Further, the authors state that vitamin D acts to maintain intraneuronal calcium homeostasis.
It exports calcium ions out of the cell, so it plays a critical role in maintaining intracellular calcium homeostasis, thereby influencing platelet activation and aggregation, the cardiologist explained.