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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Interaction between dietary calcium and non-phytate phosphorus levels on growth, bone mineralization and mineral excretion in commercial broilers.
Physical activity programs for promoting bone mineralization and growth in preterm infants.
Nevertheless, analysis of variance showed a non-significant interaction between citric acid and phytase for bone mineralization except Cu.
Therefore, as the obesity gene product, leptin has been suggested to have a protective effect on bone and increase bone mineralization.
While the mechanisms, by which subchondral bone mineralization is reduced in late OA may be related to osteoblast differentiation factors.
Complimenting it with a calcium supplement also will improve bone mineralization and absorption.
Premature infants fed soy protein formulas demonstrated decreased bone mineralization and poor weight gain when compared with premature infants fed cow's milk-based formula.
Bone mineralization and growth are enhanced in preterm infants fed an isocaloric, nutrient-enriched preterm formula through term.
Some of these studies described bone biopsies with increased osteoid formation, defective bone mineralization and decreased bone turnover, which is consistent with OM, while other studies found a reduction in both osteoid and bone mineralization, a picture consistent with OP [12].
Interestingly, research has shown that the vascular calcification is being mediated by the same mechanism of bone mineralization [4].
Unlike the skin cells from which they originated, the human iPS cells created from FOP patients show increased cartilage formation and increased bone mineralization, two critical steps that are necessary to form mature bone.
Adolescence is a critical period of bone mineralization, which is mediated by endogenous estradiol.

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