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Cellular and Molecular Biology of Bone - Masaki Noda

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Bone

By: Masaki Noda (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9780125202251
Number Of Pages: 567

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Written by well-known experts in their respective fields, this book synthesizes recent work on the biology of bone cells at the molecular level. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Bone covers the differentiation of these cells, the regulation of their growth and metabolism, and their death resorption. The authors' special comprehensive treatment of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of bone metabolism makes this book a unique and valuable tool. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Bone provides interested readers-with concise state-of-the-art reviews in bone biology that will enlarge their scope and increase their appreciation of the field. Research in this area has intensified recently due to the increasing incidence of osteoporosis. The editor hopes an understanding of the basic biology of this disease will prove relevant to its prevention and treatment.

Osteoblastic Cell Lineage
Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Developmental and Hormone Regulated Expression of Genes in Osteoblasts: An Integrated Relationshipof Cell Growth and Differentiation
Cellular and Molecular Biology of Transforming Growth Factor-b
Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and Their Gene Expression
Our Understanding of Inherited Skeletal Fragility and What This Has Taught Us About Bone Structure and Function
Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Major Non-Collagenous Proteins in Bone
Osteocalcin as a Molecular Model for Tissue-Specific Expression and 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Regulation
Molecular Mechanisms of Estrogen and Thyroid Hormone Action
Recent Advances in the Biology of Retinoids
Parathyroid Hormone Biosynthesis and Action: Molecular Analysis of the PTH Gene and PTH/PTHrP Receptor
Molecular Mechanisms of Calcitonin Gene Transcription and Posttranscriptional RNA Processing
Cytokines in Bone: Local Translators in Cell-to-Cell Communications
Signal Transduction in Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts
Cell and Molecular Biology of The Osteoclast
c-Fos Oncogene Expression in Cartilage and Bone Tissues of Transgenic and Chimaeric Mice
Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Bone
Chapter References
Index
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ISBN: 9780125202251
ISBN-10: 0125202253
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 567
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.95 x 16.18  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.98