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The detailed functions of vitamin D

Functions of vitamin D related to calcium and phosphate metabolism are as following

It promotes intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate

Vitamin D directly suppresses parathyroid hormone release

Vitamin D has a permissive role for parathormone to cause bone resorption

Vitamin D promotes Calcium reabsorption from distal Renal tubule in Kidneys

It may be noted that the reabsorption of calcium through proximal renal tubule is passive

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