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Remodeling

The process of modifying an existing building or space for current use; usually involves replacing some of the existing building fabric or adding new components.

alterations

1. A construction project (or portion of a project) comprising revisions within or to prescribed elements of an existing structure, as distinct from additions to an existing structure.
2. Remodeling.
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The osteocyte plays multiple roles in bone remodeling and mineral homeostasis.
Hence in the current study, crude extracts are being used to evaluate the bone remodeling.
Congenital bone fractures in spinal muscular atrophy: Functional role for SMN protein in bone remodeling. J Child Neurol 2007;22:967-73.
In children diagnosed with CH in the neonatal period and treated for a long time, the bone remodeling cycle may indicate the effects of thyroid hormone treatment or those of CH.
Cytokines with diverse biological functions including growth, differentiation, and activation are also known to play an important role in regulating the balance between osteoclasts and osteoblasts and determining the rate of bone remodeling [10].
Bone-remodeling process was considered to be the vital factor in the maintenance of adult bone mass [25, 26], and consistent with these investigations, our study results demonstrated acceleration of bone remodeling and callus calcification in fat-1 mice postfracture.
This iterative procedure is analog to the bone remodeling with the difference that the configuration of the healing chamber is varying at each iteration.
Osteopontin might be involved in bone remodeling rather than in inflammation in ankylosing spondylitis.
In addition, efforts have been made to reveal the mechanism by which magnesium regulates bone remodeling. Rude et al.
"Our lab-grown living bone serves as an 'instructive' template for active bone remodeling rather than as a definitive implant," says Vunjak-Novakovic.
Failures are due to degraded bone remodeling at the bone-implant interface, a multiscale phenomenon of an interdisciplinary nature which remains poorly understood.