osteoclast differentiation factor


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Related to osteoclast differentiation factor: RANK ligand, osteoclastic resorption

osteoclast differentiation factor

[‚äs·tē·ə‚klast ‚dif·ə‚ren·chē′ā·shən ‚fak·tər]
(cell and molecular biology)
A protein on the surface of osteoblasts that binds to receptors on osteoclast precursor cells and induces progression to osteoclasts.
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