Histochemical and ultrastructural studies of calcification in the kidneys and the adrenal glands of rats and baboons fed a nephrocalcinogenic diet.


Long-term feeding experiments were conducted with young rats and young baboons (Papio ursinus). The effects of wxperimental diets, unbalanced in respect of magnesium and phosphorus, on the structural and ultrastructural appearance of the kidneys and the adrenals, were compared with those of a control diet. It was found, firstly, that in both species feeding… (More)