Duodenal Calcium-binding-protein (CaBP) in the Sodium Deficient Growing Rat

  • M. Thomasset
  • P. Cuisinier-Gleizes
  • H. Mathieu

Abstract

During the past decade a specific calcium binding protein (CaBP) was detected in the intestinal mucosa of several species (6, 11). The exact role of this protein is not yet clearly defined. There is, however, a high direct correlation between CaBP and the duodenal capacity to transport calcium under definite conditions known to alter calcium absorption.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Thomasset
    • 1
  • P. Cuisinier-Gleizes
    • 1
  • H. Mathieu
    • 1
  1. 1.Unite de Recherches sur le Metabolisme Hydro-MineralLe VesinetFrance

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