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Transport of Calcium

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Intestinal Absorption and Secretion

  1. Ilka Nemere,
  2. Anthony W. Norman

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060413

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Nemere, I. and Norman, A. W. 2011. Transport of Calcium. Comprehensive Physiology. 337–360.

Author Information

  1. Division of Biomedical Sciences and Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Background
    • 1.1
      Calcium Absorption
    • 1.2
      Vitamin D
    • 1.3
      Evolution in Methodology
  • 2
    Factors That Influence Calcium Absorption
    • 2.1
      Intestinal Segment and Diet
    • 2.2
      Age
    • 2.3
      Hormonal Influences
  • 3
    Calbindin D
    • 3.1
      Characteristics of Calcium-Binding Proteins
    • 3.2
      Classes of “Tight” Calcium-Binding Proteins
    • 3.3
      Structure of Calbindins
    • 3.4
      Calbindin D9K
    • 3.5
      Calbindin D28K
    • 3.6
      Tissue and Subcellular Distribution of Calbindins
    • 3.7
      Calbindin D Molecular Biology
    • 3.8
      Biological Functions of Calbindins D
  • 4
    Mechanisms
    • 4.1
      Brush-Border Membranes
    • 4.2
      Basal Lateral Membranes
    • 4.3
      Intracellular Organelles