Prolonged increase in dietary phosphate intake alters bone mineralization in adult male rats.


Excessive intake of dietary phosphate without the company of calcium causes serum parathyroid hormone (s-PTH) concentration to rise. We investigated the effect of a modest but prolonged increase in dietary intake of inorganic phosphate on the bone quantitative factors of mature male rats. Twenty Wistar rats were divided into two groups and fed a high… (More)