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Urolithiasis pp 559-568 | Cite as

Inhibition of PTH-Induced Nephrocalcinosis by Phosphocitrate

  • W. P. Tew
  • C. D. Malis
  • A. L. Lehninger
  • G. W. Walker
  • J. E. Howard

Abstract

Earlier studies from this Institution have suggested that phosphocitrate may play an important role in the regulation of physiological calcification1,2. It has been proposed as a constituent of normal urine and mitochondrial extracts which can prevent the transformation of amorphous calcium phosphate to crystalline phases.

Keywords

Serum Calcium Level Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Hydroxyapatite Crystal Epiphyseal Plate Soft Tissue Calcification 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. P. Tew
    • 1
  • C. D. Malis
    • 1
  • A. L. Lehninger
    • 1
  • G. W. Walker
    • 1
  • J. E. Howard
    • 1
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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