Effects of alfacalcidol on circulating cytokines and growth factors in rat skeletal muscle

J. Testerink, R.T. Jaspers, J. Rittweger, A. de Haan, H. Degens

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    Abstract

    Supra-physiological levels of vitamin D induce skeletal muscle atrophy, which may be particularly detrimental in already sarcopaenic elderly. Neither the cause nor whether the atrophy is fibre type specific are known. To obtain supraphysiological levels of circulating vitamin D (1,25(OH)
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)525-535
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Physiological Sciences
    Volume61
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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