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Calcium absorption measured by stable calcium isotopes ((42)Ca & (44)Ca) among Northern Chinese adolescents with low vitamin D status.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12401923     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An adequate calcium intake and vitamin-D status is important for bone mineralization in adolescents. In Northern China, calcium intake and plasma vitamin-D level of adolescents is low due to low consumption of dairy foods and inadequate sunshine exposure. True fractional calcium absorption (TFCA) in Chinese adolescents has never been performed. This study aims to evaluate nutritional adaptation namely, TFCA and urinary calcium excretion among Chinese adolescents in northern China.
Warren T K Lee; Jack C Y Cheng; Ji Jiang; Pei Hu; Xiaopeng Hu; David C K Roberts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1022-5536     ISO Abbreviation:  J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong)     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-28     Completed Date:  2003-01-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440382     Medline TA:  J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong)     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Calcium / deficiency,  physiology*
Calcium Isotopes / blood*,  urine*
China / epidemiology
Cholecalciferol / blood
Intestinal Absorption / physiology*
Pilot Projects
Vitamin D Deficiency / epidemiology,  physiopathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Calcium Isotopes; 67-97-0/Cholecalciferol; 7440-70-2/Calcium

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