ARTICLES

Rickets causes a defect in the mineralization of the osteoid extracellular matrix caused by deficient calcium and phosphate, according to Orthobullets. Rickets also causes poor calcification of the cartilage extracellula...

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The extracellular matrix, otherwise known as the ECM, contains the proteins fibronectin, collagen and elastin. The ECM regulates intercellular communication.

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According to Biology Online, a matrix in biology is the ground substance where things fill a space. An example of this is the space found within the mitochondrion.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Vascular calcification results from calcium and phosphate deposits building up in particular artery branches, including those that run through the knee, or around the heart valves, explains the medical journal Front Endo...

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Vitamin D-3 is used for prevention of bone disorders such as rickets, osteomalacia or softening of the bones, and to help the body absorb phosphorus and calcium. It is given to breast-feeding infants as a supplement beca...

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Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, one of the minerals needed for bone formation, and is used to prevent osteoporosis in adults and rickets in children. Because few foods contain vitamin D, it is added to milk, cer...

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Elevated alkaline phosphatase, or ALP, levels may indicate liver problems, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis, gallstones or liver cancer, or bone problems, such as bone cancer, rickets, osteomalaica or Paget's disease. In rar...

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