Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Disorders of mineral metabolism

Book 2
Elsevier
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Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, Volume II: Calcium Physiology is a nine-chapter text that deals with the normal function of calcium, with much emphasis on a host of intracellular functions.

This volume discusses the calcium absorption, excretion, and homeostasis, as well as the hormonal modifiers of its metabolism. The role of connective tissue and bone, the major storehouse of body calcium, is reviewed in terms of collagen metabolism.

This book will prove useful to biochemists, pathophysiologists, and workers in the medical field.
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Publisher
Elsevier
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Published on
May 10, 2014
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Pages
584
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ISBN
9781483265353
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Physiology
Science / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
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