osteoprogenitor cell

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os·te·o·gen·ic cell

one of the cells in the inner layer of the periosteum that develop into osteoblasts.

os·te·o·pro·gen·i·tor cell

(os'tē-ō-prō-jen'i-tŏr sel)
A mesenchymal cell that differentiates into an osteoblast.
Synonym(s): preosteoblast.

osteoprogenitor cell

Any of the mesenchyme precursor cells committed to the bone lineage and capable of producing osteoblasts and osteocytes. Osteoprogenitor cells are found in bone, bone marrow, and other connective tissue.
See also: cell
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Many factors affecting mesenchymal and osteoprogenitor cell proliferation have been determined in serum after TBI, however, the results are controversial, and ossification and CNS damage are linked to an accidental association (30).
Increased bone formation by intermittent parathyroid hormone administration is due to the stimulation of proliferation and differentiation of osteoprogenitor cells in bone marrow.
The effect of TNFalpha secreted from macrophages activated by titanium particles on osteogenic activity regulated by WNT/BMP signaling in osteoprogenitor cells.
Expression of [beta]-catenin was concentrated in the osteoprogenitor cells that line the trabecular regions (Figure 5C,D).
28) The latter characteristic can be achieved by supplementing other types of grafts with fresh autologous marrow as a source of osteoprogenitor cells, which might be of clinical value in birds.
Ectopic ossification is believed to occur as the result of the transformation of primitive cells of a mesenchymal origin, which are present in the connective tissue septa, into osteoprogenitor cells.
PNBF results from stimulation of the mesenchymal stem cells of the cambium layer of the periosteum, which become osteoprogenitor cells and differentiate into osteoblasts.
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