Parathyroid hormone-mediated aluminum deposition and egress in the rat.


Exogenous PTH significantly enhances tissue aluminum concentration in normal rats fed an aluminum-supplemented diet. In this study, we examined the effect of PTH withdrawal on brain and whole carcass aluminum concentrations. Four groups of rats were fed an aluminum diet while receiving injections of PTH for 5 days. On day 5, one group of rats was sacrificed… (More)