Analysis of Calcium Transport in Rat Intestine

  • F. Bronner
  • D. Pansu
  • W. D. Stein
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 208)


Transmural calcium absorption is the resultant of two processes: a saturable, regulatable process that traverses the cell and a non-saturable, non-regulated process that is largely paracellular. This article will summarize findings and analyses in support of this generalization and provide details of the action of vitamin D, the primary regulator of active calcium absorption.


Calcium Transport Duodenal Loop Fractional Calcium Absorption Intestinal Calcium Transport Active Calcium Transport 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Bronner
    • 1
  • D. Pansu
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. D. Stein
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Oral BiologyUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.INSERM U-45 and EPHEHopital E. HerriotLyon Cedex 08France
  3. 3.Department of Biological Chemistry, Institute of Life SciencesHebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael

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