[Action of vitamin D on mineralization].

  title={[Action of vitamin D on mineralization].},
  author={Toshimi Michigami},
  journal={Clinical calcium},
  volume={14 6},
The effects of 1,25 (OH) (2)D on bone mineralization appear to be indirect by stimulating the calcium and phosphate supply, mainly by absorption from intestine. The disturbance in vitamin D action results in rickets in infancy and osteomalacia in adults. An association has been recently reported between mild vitamin D insufficiency and decreased bone… CONTINUE READING