Vitamin D and plasma phosphatase in the rat.

  title={Vitamin D and plasma phosphatase in the rat.},
  author={Heidi De Luca and H Steenbock},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  volume={222 2},
It is well established t,hat in man plasma phosphatase is greatly increased in rickets and in some other bone diseases (l-6). A similar relationship has been found in various experimental animals, viz. chicks (7-9), sheep (lo), dogs (ll-13), and calves (14, 15). In rats, however, the reports hare been contradictory. Sure and coworkers (16) found no… CONTINUE READING