- Pp. 149-163 (15)A.K.M. Shamsuddin and Guang-Yu Yang
Owing to the ability to chelate calcium, InsP<sub>6</sub> has been studied as a preventive and therapeutic agent for abnormal calcification in various tissues such as blood vessels in atherosclerosis and skin in calcinosis cutis; kidney and salivary gland stones; prevention of dental caries and bone loss as in osteoporosis, etc. The results are very promising for wide-range practical application of InsP<sub>6</sub> especially against the serious debilitating problem of osteoporosis amongst the seniors, globally.