Published in Gastroenterology Week, April 12th, 2010
"The maternal skeleton is rapidly resorbed duringlactation to provide calcium needed for milk; that lost bone mineral content(BMC) is completely restored after weaning. We studied Vdr null mice to determine whether these adaptations during pregnancy and lactation require the VDR. Vdr nulls were severely rachitic at 10wk of age on a normal diet. Pregnancy induced a 158% increase in...
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