The FGF23 (Fibroblast growth factor 23) hormone originates in the bone to communicate with the kidney, whose duty is to excrete excess phosphorus that the bone detects. Its main function is bone-kidney communication to eliminate phosphorus , but what happens when the person has renal failure and kidneys that do not work in addition to an impaired excretion ability? The failing kidney is unable to abide by FGF23
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