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Kidney Int. 2007 Jul;72(2):140-2.

The ins and outs of phosphate homeostasis.

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Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-8700, USA. Nemere@cc.usu.edu

Abstract

A complication of chronic renal failure is hyperphosphatemia. An apparently straightforward manipulation to treat this--restriction of dietary phosphate--has proven that phosphate homeostasis is more complicated than we currently understand. This Commentary describes recent findings on novel regulatory factors that contribute to phosphate homeostasis.

PMID:
17625581
DOI:
10.1038/sj.ki.5002005
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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