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Metabolic Bone Diseases

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Normally the levels of alkaline phosphatase occur in greatest con¬centrations in all the following except



A Intestinal mucosa
B Prostate

C Bone
D Kidney

Ans. B

Prostate

Normally the alkaline phosphatase occurs in greatest concentrations at the intestinal mucosa, in bone and in the kidney. In other words it functions principally at sites of absorption, deposition and excretion of calcium and phosphorus. The counterpart acid phosphatase is found in various tissues but principally in the prostate.

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