RAS in FGF23: another piece in the puzzle.

@article{Ovejero2014RASIF,
  title={RAS in FGF23: another piece in the puzzle.},
  author={Diana Ovejero and Michael T Collins},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={
          63-6
        }
}
  • D. OvejeroM. Collins
  • Published 2 January 2014
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
The first piece of the puzzle that is the evolving story of fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) physiology was identified in 1959 by Andrea Prader (1). He postulated the existence of a phosphate-regulating hormone as the cause of acquired rickets in a child who was cured by excision of a bone-derived tumor. More pieces were added in 1976, 1989, and 1992, respectively, by the discovery of the Hyp mouse as a model of X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets (XLH) and elegant parabiosis and renal… 

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