Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism in Chidlren

Editor(s): International Committee of Paediatricians Annales Nestlé Vol.45 / 1,  1987
  • Role and Control of Intracellular Calcium

    Author(s): P. Royer

    A newborn infant at term contains about thirty grams of calcium. At the end of adolescence, there may be more than a kilogram. It is distributed in three main compartments : the skeleton, the extracellular space and the cells. The first two were the earliest to be studied and are the best understood because they are easier to investigate.

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