Acute effects ofSolanum malacoxylon on bone formation rates in growing rats


The plantSolanum malacoxylon is responsible for a syndrome of hypercalcemia, soft tissue mineralization, and progressive wasting in South American cattle known asenteque seco orespichamento. There is evidence that a glycoside of 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol is the active principle in the plant. The basis for the hyperostosis seen in the disease is unclear… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02441242


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