Select the correct answer. Under the influenced of PTH, the kidney:
a. increases calcium reabsorption.
b. decreases phosphate excretion.
c. upregulates 1 alpha hydrolase.
d. all of the above.
Loss of Calcium from Bones
The bones are subjected to degradation in specific cells so that calcium can be released inside the system. Calcium homeostasis is important for the body for major muscle activity. Bone calcium level is reduced because of the lower calcium level in blood. This is how a specific level of calcium can be maintained. The loss of calcium occurs only when the body requires it which may also reduce the density of the bone.
Answer and Explanation: 1
Under the influence of PTH, the kidney d. All of the above.
The increase in level of parathyroid hormone is responsible for helping in the control of...
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