The Control of Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism by the Vitamin D Endocrine System

DeLuca, H. F. (1980) The Control of Calcium and Phosphorus Metabolism by the Vitamin D Endocrine System. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 355. pp. 1-17.

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Abstract

In 1919 Sir Edward Mellanby conclusiverly demostrated the existence of a dietary factor responsible for the mineralizaton of bone. McCollum and Steenbock carried out experiments showing the existence of a fat-soluble vitamin different from vitamin A that was responsible for mineralizing bone and the promotion of growth.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Subjects: Agricultural Engineering
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 09:06
Last Modified: 22 May 2012 09:07
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1980.tb21323...
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/5613

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