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It is mobilized from some store, presumably on tissue destruction (Davenport et a1 1988). Greger: We have preliminary data along that line too. We were studying ageing rats. We assumed that if we fed the rats 1 mg Al/g diet for as long as nine months, they would accumulate ever-increasing amounts of Al, especially in bone; but it wasn’t so. The A1 content of bone went up to a certain level and then levelled off; then soft tissue levels of A1 increased. We measured hydroxyproline excretion as an index of bone turnover.
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Lione (1985) estimated that 126-728 mg and 840-5000 mg were possible daily doses of aluminium in buffered analgesics and antacids, respectively. Aluminium-containing phosphate-binding gels have been used for years to treat hyperphosphataemia in patients with chronic renal failure. Unfortunately, very high doses (100 mg/kg per day) were needed to control hyperphosphataemia in some paediatric cases, and symptoms of aluminium-associated bone diseases were sometimes observed. Thus the use of these aluminium-containing pharmaceutical agents is now discouraged among children with chronic renal failure (Committee on Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics 1986).
Ciba Foundation Symposium 169 - Aluminium in Biology and Medicine