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Bone biology and the pathogenesis of osteoporosis.

Abstract:

Much is now known about skeletal biology and the changes that take place during diseases. Skeletal development is programmed by the sequential activation of specific genetic pathways that culminate in the production of the adult skeleton, which is light but strong. Systemic hormones including parathyroid hormone, vitamin D metabolites, and calcitonin regulate blood calcium levels and contribute to the overall calcium economy of the body. Many other hormones have subtle but important effects o...

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Journal:
Current opinion in rheumatology
Volume:
18 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
S3-10
Publication date:
2006-06-01
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EISSN:
1531-6963
ISSN:
1040-8711
Source identifiers:
107373
Language:
English
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pubs:107373
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2012-12-19

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