bone mineralization


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bone mineralization

deposition of calcium hydroxyl apatite salts converting osteoid to rigid bone; dependent on mineral availability (calcium, phosphate and hydrogen ions), enzyme action (alkaline phosphatase), osteocyte activity (osteoblasts and osteoclasts), hormones (parathyroid hormone, thyroid calcitonin) and vitamin D
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In conclusion, the majority of published data do not show significant negative effects of BA on bone breaking strength and bone ash concentration, suggesting that the risk of reduced bone mineralization caused by this feed additive is low.
In contrast, there is 2-fold increase in duration of osteoclastic resorption and 4-fold prolongation of osteoblastic bone formation and secondary bone mineralization in hypothyroidism (13).
Adequate levels of estrogen are needed to increase bone mineralization and, in turn, bone density.
Although small, the new study raises the possibility that long-term exposure to electromagnetic radiation from cell phones could adversely affect bone mineralization.
Structural evidence for a functional role of human tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase in bone mineralization.
These include blood coagulation (clotting) and bone mineralization.
Distinct roles for intrinsic osteocyte abnormalities and systemic factors in regulation of FGF23 and bone mineralization in Hyp mice.
Bone mineralization describes how well bone collagen becomes calcified and is characterized as normal or abnormal.
A third theme, bone and cartilage terminal differentiation and remodeling, is covered in chapters on bone mineralization and processes in the extracellular matrix.
Vitamin D is essential for promoting calcium absorption, maintaining serum phosphate and calcium concentrations, promoting normal bone mineralization and growth, and modulating neuromuscular, immune, and cellular functions.
HIV disease itself might alter the processes involved in bone mineralization and turnover, according to Dr.

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