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A bone cell.



the bone cell in vertebrate animals and man. Osteocytes are formed from osteoblasts in the development of bony tissue. They consist of cell bodies, which are embedded in the cavities of the intercellular substance of bone, while their long outgrowths are located in channels that extend from the cavities.

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Leading organisations in Bone Cell research include:
The biotechnology company builds on its patented technology and ability to rapidly isolate and analyze human bone cells.
Velcura's grant investigates the control of stem cells found in the bone marrow of children and adults (as opposed to embryonic stem cells) and their relationship to early and mature bone cells.
To find a solution to this condition, Millenium Biologix, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), developed the OSTEO(TM) Mini- Lab System to conduct bone cell research in Microgravity.
The researchers also made a detailed genetic study of the two types of bone cell.
Orthofix is sponsoring independent research at the Cleveland Clinic, where scientists are conducting 'mechanism of action' studies to identify the influence of PEMF on bone cell proliferation.
While hydroxyapatite encourages bone cell ingrowth, when it is porous like natural bone, it is mechanically weak.
Different types of bone cell either build up bone or break it down.
Using bone samples from people undergoing hip replacement surgery, researchers from the University of Southampton were able to show that the drug - a protein that activates a molecular pathway called the 'Wnt' pathway - causes stem cells found within bones to divide and to turn into more bone cells.
ViviGen is the outcome of a four-year research and development process, during which LifeNet Health created new techniques for tissue recovery, preparation, preservation and packaging in order to maintain viability in sensitive bone cells.
As an embryo grows and develops, these cells differentiate and lose their flexibility as they become muscle cells, bone cells or nerve cells.
Blocking "We are also first to show blocking this protein may have direct beneficial effects on bone cells in certain bone diseases.