The effect of 1α, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol on iron metabolism

Chronic administration of hypercalcemic doses of 1α, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol to intact, vitamin-D repleted rats for 4 weeks, enhanced net inestinal absorption of iron and liver iron stores. Daily net iron and calcium absorptions were found to be significantly correlated in both control and treated rats. In duodenal loop experiments, pretreatment with 1… (More)