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By C. L. Comar, Felix Bronner

Mineral Metabolism, quantity III: Calcium body structure makes a speciality of the methods, reactions, and methods occupied with calcium metabolism and research of bones.

The choice first underscores the measurements and types of skeletal metabolism and advances within the actual biology of bone and different tough tissues, together with measurements and ideas, composition and constitution of bone minerals, and dynamic reviews of bone minerals. The textual content then takes a glance at calcium and striated muscle and renal excretion of alkaline earths. themes contain physicochemical country of alkaline earth cations in plasma and urine, results of substances, renal ailments, calcium and contractile proteins, resting strength and motion power, calcium and muscle contraction, and coupling of excitation and effort synthesis.

The ebook examines the points of intestinal absorption of calcium, with certain connection with nutrition D, in addition to the physiological mechanism of the intestinal absorption of calcium; impact of alternative dietary and physiological components on calcium absorption; and constitution of the intestinal epithelial cell.

The choice is a liable resource fabric for physiologists and readers to pursue study on calcium body structure.

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Three-dimensional diagram of the series of densitometer measurements, D(x)y along the jc-axis which will yield the total activity per unit area of all y-z planes of activity giving rise to the hot line along the j>-axis. series of densitometer readings in a line at right angles to the line of film blackening (see Fig. 8). These measurements can be calibrated by again using the same plaster of Paris radiator. The expression follows directly from expression (6) if one more direction of invariance is assumed: D L = -\ -^ j J P (7) Κ where L = activity per unit area of bone surface (at right angles to film) and D(x) = densitometer readings minus background as a function of χ across the 4 5 hot line.

Periosteal growth. Another comparison of the same type, that is, measurement of A on a small volume element for comparison with a direct measurement of apposition rate, was performed by making two iv injections 1. MEASUREMENTS AND MODELS OF SKELETAL METABOLISM 35 4 5 of C a in a growing puppy, separated by an interval of one month (Marshall, 4 5 1960). Two clearly resolved lines of intense C a deposition indicated the position of the periosteal surface at the time of each injection, so that the apposition rate could be calculated as with tetracycline marking.

28 J. H. MARSHALL for the 372-day autoradiograph in Fig. 9) the times of observation are compared to crossover time (Section IV, A, 2). In other words, new formed shortly before sampling would still have a specific activity many the average specific activity of the skeleton as a whole. It would be distinguishable from the diffuse component. 4 ι ι 1111 I ι Μ ι 2 I 4 ι ι 1111 10 ι ι 20 ι ι I 40 ι short bone times easily ι ι ι il 100 BONE AGE IN YEARS for bone FIG. 11. Values of augmentation rate, Augty for a relatively fixed tracer-time, of different age.

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