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Size at birth, adult intestinal calcium absorption and 1,25(OH)(2) vitamin D.

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BACKGROUND: Adult bone mineral status is modified by early environmental influences, but the mechanism of this phenomenon is unknown. Intestinal calcium absorption and vitamin D metabolism are integrally involved in bone metabolism and may be programmed during early life. AIM: To examine the early-life influences on calcium absorption and its control in 322 post-menopausal female twins. METHODS: Intestinal calcium absorption was assessed by the stable strontium (Sr) method. Serum PTH, 25(OH) ...

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10.1093/qjmed/95.1.15

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
95
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-21
Publication date:
2002-01-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:c3a1e284-3947-4ff0-ba43-a237aab8614c
Source identifiers:
125847
Local pid:
pubs:125847

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