PMID: 38734Jan 1, 1979

Renal acidification disturbance in vitamin D deficiency (author's transl)

Annales d'endocrinologie
M Vainsel

Abstract

Extensive studies of renal acidification process have been performed in states of vitamin D deficiency. Results show that the process of hydrogen ion excretion is strongly impaired on the entire length of the nephron. Vitamin D and parathyroid hormone probably interfere within tubular cells regulating the concentration of calcium and cyclic AMP; the modification of such an equilibrium carried out by vitamin D deficiency would explain the renal dysfunction.

Related Concepts

Parathyroid Hormone Peptide (1-34)
PTH protein, human
Urine
Calcium [EPC]
Calcium
Ergocalciferol
Recombinant parathyroid hormone
Parathyroid Hormone [EPC]
Cyclic AMP
Carbonic Acid Ions

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