Michael Vaccaro

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12(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid (12-HETE) is one of the metabolites of arachidonic acid involved in pathological conditions associated with mitochondria and oxidative stress. The present study tested effects of 12-HETE on mitochondrial functions. In isolated rat heart mitochondria, 12-HETE increases intramitochondrial ionized calcium concentration that(More)
Aluminum (Al) may cause vitamin D-resistant osteomalacia and depress the serum levels of immunoreactive parathyroid hormone (iPTH) in patients treated with maintenance dialysis and those on total parental nutrition (TPN). Both conditions have been associated with low serum levels of 1,25(OH)2-vitamin D (1,25(OH)2D). Al may inhibit PTH secretion in vitro;(More)
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