Kumiko Nakagawa

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BACKGROUND Cinacalcet (CIN) efficiently suppresses parathyroid hormone (PTH) secretion by the activation of the calcium-sensing receptor (CaR). Epiphyseal chondrocytes also express the CaR and its activation promotes cell proliferation and differentiation in vitro. Hence, the impact of CIN on the growth plate function requires assessment before routine(More)
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