Lack of effects of 1,25- and 24,25-dihydroxy vitamin D on parathyroid hormone response to hypocalcemia in cattle.


Effects of 1,25(OH)2D3 or 24,25(OH)2D3 on plasma PTH were examined following induced hypocalcemia with EGTA. EGTA infusions caused an elevation of plasma PTH within 10 min. Sixty min after the start of EGTA infusions, 1,25(OH)2D3 or 24,25(OH)2D3 were IV administered. Transient (within 5 min) elevations in plasma PTH were observed in two of five animals… (More)